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Universal Yoga, both Meditation and Wellness: a sport that suits everyone

Updated: Jul 4, 2022

In this article, we will discuss versatile Yoga and answer several interesting questions: What is the history of the birth of Yoga? What is Jain Yoga? What is the Parkasha Dahiana Yoga technique? What is Self-Awareness Relaxation? What is Buddhist Yoga? What are the classic trends in Hindu Yoga? What are the methods of slowing down in Yoga?

 

What is the history of the birth of Yoga?

According to yoga philosophy, in this state we connect with the spiritual worlds, according to yoga - those who experience eternal peace are called "Samadhi". It is a physical and spiritual journey that aims to calm the vibrations of consciousness, and thanks to it, the practitioner receives the tools to cope with his personal difficulties. Yoga is also the name of one of six traditional movements in Hindu philosophy that recognize the Vedas as the supreme authority.
Group yoga practice

The history of the origin of yoga is mysterious and obscured, there is no consensus about the chronology or its origin, except yoga, which developed in ancient India. There are usually two types of theories about the origins of yoga. The linear model claims that yoga is of Aryan origin when the name was originally given to people who spoke an archaic Indo-European language and settled in prehistoric times in ancient Iran and the northern Indian subcontinent. According to the hypothesis, they are probably light-skinned Aryans who invaded Ancient India from the north. In addition to the linear model, yoga is reflected in the corpus of Vedic texts and is influenced by Buddhism; This model is mainly supported by Hindu scholars. The synthesis model states that yoga is a union of local, non-Aryan practices, but with Aryan elements; This model is preferred in Western schools. Pre-philosophical hypotheses of yoga began to emerge in the early period of the first half of the first millennium BC. Many yoga traditions developed during the Middle Ages. Yoga attracted the attention of the educated Western public in the mid-19th century, along with other subjects of Indian philosophy. The name yoga has a mystical and spiritual meaning, originating in India. The meaning of the word yoga in translation from Sanskrit means "to unite" or "Yoke of cattle". This term is used to bridge or unite a person with another deity or spirit entity. According to yoga philosophy, in this state we connect with the spiritual worlds, according to yoga - those who experience eternal peace are called "Samadhi". It is a physical and spiritual journey that aims to calm the vibrations of consciousness, and thanks to it, the practitioner receives the tools to cope with his personal difficulties. Yoga is also the name of one of six traditional movements in Hindu philosophy that recognize the Vedas as the supreme authority.


What is Jain Yoga?

The entire Ranakpur temple is built of white marble with a ceiling height of about seven meters. Admittedly, this is what makes it a must-see attraction, with its fourteen hundred and forty-four marble columns, within which each column boasts its own impressive design.
Ranakpur Jane temples in India

Yoga "Jainism" strives for self-realization in a pure state of mind. This direction of yoga is combined with three religious principles - correct vision, correct knowledge, and correct behavior. As a result, it is not common among those who do not practice the Jain religion. Yoga in Jainism is mentioned in the earliest texts of Jaina with a description of karma, which means the mechanics of routine actions and the connection between cause and effect, it is also the central motive of Jainism. According to which the actions performed by a person and his intentions affect the course of his life. Actions that are performed intentionally cause the accumulation of karma, as opposed to actions that are performed unintentionally, leaving the karma unchanged. Whereas, karma is not necessarily limited to a person's current life, but can also affect his next incarnation. The word yoga in all Indian religions is associated with spiritual practices of ethical restraint, prayer, and meditation. During the medieval period, many writers used the term yoga to refer to Jane's spiritual practice. In modern times, a form of Jane yoga has emerged known as "Parkasha Dahiana". This practice includes familiar postures and breathing exercises, well known for the globalization of yoga.


What is the Parkasha Dahiana Yoga technique?

It is a meditation technique for changing attitudes towards life and integrating personality development. Based on the wisdom of ancient philosophy and formulated in terms of modern scientific concepts. The goal is to establish kindness, peace, and happiness in the world by eradicating animal impulses such as cruelty, revenge, and hatred. Promotes an increase in physical, nervous, and spiritual energy. On a physical level, it helps every cell in the body to regenerate, facilitating digestion; Makes breathing more efficient, and improves blood circulation. At the mental level, it becomes an applied method of training the brain, which makes it concentrate; It also promotes the treatment of severe psychosomatic diseases without drugs; It is an effective remedy against addictions and other bad habits. It gives strength to control the brain and frees from external influences that make a person lose self-control. The main goal of the practice is to clear the mental state of the brain, which is suffocating from external influences, emotions, and desires. When the mind is calm, a pure soul automatically appears.