Yoga, Sanskrit for "yoking" or "union", is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines that originated in ancient India. Yoga is one of the six orthodox philosophical schools of Hinduism. There are a broad variety of yoga schools, practices, and goals in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism and there are four paths or types of yoga: Karma yoga, Kriya yoga, Bhakti yoga, and Jnana yoga. Research studies have shown that traditional yoga systems that include breathing exercises and asanas or postures, chants, and meditation can reduce stress and improve immunity and lung functions. Traditional forms and modern methods of yoga are practiced worldwide.
PM Modi addressed the nation on the occasion of the 7th International Yoga Day. He said that Yoga became a source of inner strength among people amid the novel coronavirus pandemic and inculcated faith..
Like the Buddha in my room, lets hope Yoga now comes to sweetly storm into every nook of our 'penthouses', silently transforming our body, along with head and heart, making us realise our highest.. DNA - Published