A species of asceticism among the Hindoos, which consists in a complete abstraction from all worldly objects, by which the votary expects to obtain union with the universal spirit, and to acquire superhuman faculties.
philosophy and practices leading to union of individual and cosmic consciousness
joining, union; the union of the soul with the immortal being and consciousness and delight of the Divine; a methodised effort towards self-perfection by the expression of the potentialities latent in the being and union of the human individual with the universal and transcendent existence; [as opposed to Samkhya]: the concrete and synthetical realisation of truth in our experience; [a system of philosophy systematised by Patanjali, one of the six darsanas].
(lit., union) The spiritual practices and disciplines that lead a seeker to evenness of mind, to the severing of the union with pain, and through detachment, to skill in action. Ultimately, the path of yoga leads to the constant experience of the Self.
Literally "union." The various paths toward harmony with the root source of being.
'Union' derived from verb-root 'yuj' â€“ to yoke or join. School of philosophy focusing on quieting the fluctuations of the mind through various physical and mental practices and ultimately aiming at the transcendental experience of union with God.
Literally, yoke or union. A yoga is a pathway to union with God. Babaji stresses dedicated work (Karmayoga) as the best means of attaining God in this Age.
A term derived from the Sanskrit word "yug" meaning to join together, to yoke or to unite. It is a set of various techniques to unite the mind, body and spirit within the individual and to unite the individual with the Divine, the infinite or the universe.
(rnal 'byor) the practice of achieving union of the individual with the divine source. The third of the three tantras: Kriya, Upa and Yoga Tantra. It emphasizes the view rather than the conduct including regarding the deity as being of the same level as oneself.
Means union. State of consciousness where the jivatman, individual self, becomes one with the paramatman, the supreme self. Yoga also refers to the many techniques helping us attain that state of consciousness.
Union; union with the Supreme Being - any course that makes for such union. See page on Yoga.
a system of exercises practiced to promote control of the mind and body
An ancient holistic Indian system of exercises, postures, breathing, meditation and relaxation. It teaches self-control and a state of being at one with oneself, everything and everyone.
A term derived from the Sanskrit word "yug" meaning to join together or unite. It is a set of techniques to unite the mind, body and spirit within an individual and to unite the individual with the Divine, the infinite or the universe. Patanjali offers the best definition: "Yoga is the cessation of mind."
The word Yoga is derived from Sanskrit word "yug" which means to unite, to combine or to integrate. It is a state of union of parmaatma (Devine or supreme soul) with the Jeevatma (individual soul or consciousness). Read More
this term means union of the attention with the ensouling entity. It has come to mean any methods or techniques that systematically unites the attention directly or progressively with the ensouling entity.
State of union, Samadhi or enlightenment.
a system of exercises and asanas (postures) for attaining mental and bodily control and well-being based on the traditional Hindu philosophy of India
A school of philosophy
Union. 3000 year old Hindu discipline that unites the mind and body, usually through a series of exercises that raise awareness, thus allowing spiritual insight and tranquility. Many different kinds including Hatha (postures), Kundalini (breath), Bhakti (devotion), and Ashtanga.
In Sanskrit, it literally means "yoke," as in a yoke used to harness oxen. It refers to an organized form of discipline that leads to a goal. This discipline usually involves practices of meditation, mental concentration, exercises of the body including both ones of control and asceticism. In Hinduism, this goal is usually that of moksha, the release of the soul from cycle of death and rebirth ( samsara). For this course, four types of yoga are important: karma, jnana, raja, and bhakti.
Communion; union of the soul with the Supreme, or a process which promotes that relationship. The English word 'yoke' is derived from yoga.
The English word "Yoke" is derived from this word, and its meaning is "Union" or being connected to something. The understanding is that it is the integration of personal experience into wisdom, both from physical and meditative practices.
To link, to add, to join, a progressive method to become self-realized and link the soul to super soul, there are several types of yogas.
(1) union, meeting, connection, combination. (2) a spiritual discipline aiming at establishing one's connection with the Supreme. There are many different branches of yoga such as karma-yoga, jnanayoga, and bhakti-yoga. Unless specified as such, the word yoga usually refers to the astanga-yoga system of Patanjali (see astanga-yoga).
techniques of developing and integrating energy; discipline or 'yoking' of the senses and the ego more...
A mystic and ascetic discipline by which one seeks to achieve liberation of the self and union with the supreme spirit or universal soul through intense concentration, deep meditation, and practices involving prescribed postures, controlled breathing, etc. Click here to link to Yoga Journal on-line. There are many different types of yoga. Several are mentioned in this site.
Ancient East Indian philosophy of life includes ethical principles, dietary restrictions, and physical exercise. Hatha yoga consists of asanas (body positions) and breathing exercises. Some yoga practices include meditation and relaxation.
Hindu discipline aimed at training the consciousness for a state of perfect spiritual insight and tranquility that is achieved through the three paths of actions and knowledge and devotion
a system of exercises practiced as part of the Hindu discipline to promote control of the body and mind
a class that integrates postures, breathing techniques, relaxation and meditation to harmonise the mind, body and soul
a deeply effective exercise program for pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood, and promotes flexibility, strength and relaxation
a disciplined way of achieving union or alignment, and a measure of control on some plane of consciousness
a dynamic practice that uses the breath as a gateway to access the subtle energy flow or life force (prana) within the body
a form of physical, mental and spiritual exercise therapy that has been taught and practiced in the east for many years
a kind of TANTRA in which the union of
an ancient discipline that explores, develops, and integrates the body
an ancient Indian practice that blends physical exercise, stretching and meditation
an ancient Indian practice that is a way of life versus a series of body postures
an ancient practice that brings body, mind, heart, and spirit into union
an exercise in harmony and beauty
a philosophical as well as physical way of life emphasizing harmony of body and mind
a physical and spiritual system of flowing postures that strengthen your entire body, improve your flexibility, develops balance, improves circulation, gives peace of mind, better health, and reduces stress
a science of life aiming to bring balance between the physical body, the mind and the spirit
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a traditional science which helps us to coordinate body and mind more effectively
a true, gentle and dynamic meditation, founded on the principle that the path to achieving peace and harmony in the world begins with each individual establishing a higher sense of awareness and subtle self-knowledge
a typical Tantric instrument for training, and that in most of the Left-Hand TANTRA ASHRAM -s it is deemed to be an indispensable practice
a unique method of meditation based on an experience called Self-Realization (Kundalini Awakening) that can occur within each human being
(Skt.; Tib. = neljor). General term for techniques of meditation and spiritual practice in Indian religions. In Tibet, it usually refers to Tantric practice.
Union of the individual soul and the Supreme Soul; also the discipline by which such union is effected. The Yoga system of philosophy, ascribed to Patanjali, is one of the six systems of orthodox Hindu philosophy and deals with the realization of Truth through concentration of the mind.
(“union/discipline”) — the unitive discipline by which inner freedom is sought; spiritual practice, as practiced in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism; the spiritual tradition specific to India; the specific school of Patanjali (see ashta-anga-yoga)
An ancient Indian spiritual discipline that has several major branches. It involves a system of mental, physical and spiritual exercises that train the practitioner to gain control of one's body and mind in order to attain enlightenment. ^ to top
Union. The Path, which leads to the ultimate union, the Self, merging with the Universal Consciousness
union (lit); abstract meditation or union with the Supreme Being; the name of the philosophy by the Sage Patanjali, teaching the process of union of the individual with the Universal Soul; unruffled state of mind under all conditions; yoga is mainly of four types: karma, bhakti, raja and jnana
Eastern discipline using various positions/postures (asansa), controlled breathing, focused/centered concentration in combination with various physical movements designed to improve circulation, flexibility, and strength. Also a philosophical approach to balancing one's internal and external self.
Means, “to join, or union.” The vast field of knowledge and practices concerned with promoting the evolutionary process of human spiritual transformation. The methods of yoga are many and diverse. Yet, all are connected by virtue of their common denominator, the human nervous system. All of yoga is derived from the innate ability for divine unfoldment contained within every person.
spiritual discipline to link oneself with the Supreme
Union. From the Sanskrit root `yuj` - to yoke or unite. The philosophy, path, processes and practices (sadhana) leading to the merging of individual and divine consciousness.
The Hindu practice of performing postures called asanas, with controlled breathing and meditation to stretch and tone the body, improve circulation, and calm the central nervous system. Also a philosophical discipline.
system of mental and physical exercises
(literally, union) The state of oneness with the self, with God; the practices leading to that state. Also, often used to refer to Hathayoga (The Path of Deliberate Rigor).
very much like wholeness. Literally means "union" of a person with God. Also the name of a whole system of postures, prannayams (breathing exercises), mantras, and meditation techniques that encourages the divin-ization (transmutation) of one's ego. Traditionally, there are three main paths: Jnana Yoga (discrimination and wisdom), Bhakti Yoga (love and devotion), and Raja yoga (the "royal" or scientific path) which includes Babaji's Kriya Yoga.
Yoga is among the oldest known systems of health practiced in the world today, and research into yoga practices has had a strong impact on the fields of stress reduction, mind/body therapies, and energy work. The physical postures, breathing exercises, and meditation practices of yoga have been proven to reduce stress, lower blood pressure, regulate heart rate, and even retard the aging process.
Union of the individual soul and the Supreme Soul or Brahman. Simply stated, yoga includes the spiritual exercises or disciplines (Ref: Upanishads, Bhagavad-Gita, and Patanjali's Yoga Aphorisms) to realize God. Vedanta identifies four kinds of yoga: Karma Yoga, Jnana Yoga, Bhakti Yoga and Raja Yoga. The so-called yoga being popularized these days, especially in the Western countries as physical postures and relaxation exercises, is in fact "hatha yoga" that has nothing to do with yoga.
(Skt. yuj—to join, much the same as yoke in English). The practice aims at stilling the mind as a means to concentrated meditation for securing at-one-ment of the soul with the Universal Soul (Isvara, the Lord). (2) One of darshans or orthodox systems of Hindu philosophy developed by sage Patanjali about 300 A. D Composing Ashtang or an eight-fold path of reunion with the Divine.(3) Of all the different forms of yoga, the yoga of the Sound Current or attunement with the holy Word, is by far the easiest, the safest and the speediest, yielding results that are verifiable with mathematical precision.
Oneness. Literally, "integration" or "union," from the root word, "yuj".
The path of union of the individual atma (soul) with Paramatma, (the universal soul) through the integration of body, mind, and spirit.
Union. Efforts at attaining Union with the Prime Principle of Existence. Variousforms of yoga are there like Hatha Yoga, Karma yoga, Jnana yoga, Bhakti yoga and Raja yoga.
Literally means 'to be one with'. Path to God through meditation
A Hindu discipline of exercises for attaining bodily and mental control and well-being that includes the teachings of the seven Chakras.
state of union between two opposites - body and mind; individual and universal consciousness; a process of uniting the opposing forces in the body and mind in order to achieve supreme awareness and enlightenment.
A Hindu discipline aimed at achieving a state of perfect spiritual insight and tranquility. In the West, the term is most commonly understood as the physical exercises that are practiced as part of this discipline.
Uniting of mind an d body, and the various subtale energies within ; also a form of stretching postures (see hatha yoga)
An ancient Hindu discipline that combines deep breathing, meditation, a variety of positions used to tone, strengthen and increase the body's flexibility. It's looked upon as a philosophical approach to balancing the body and mind.
The art of using postures and controlled breathing to stretch and tone the body, calm the central nervous system and bring about a meditative state.
Union of consciousness with the Divine Source. There are various paths (jnana, karma, bhakti, mantra, kriya, raja, etc. ) but all depend on the effective use of the meditative technique.
Ancient art of Mind Body coordination and integration. Specific postures are used to increase energy flow to the energy centers on the body to promote proper breathing, stress reduction, and proper spinal alignment. When done correctly or regularly Yoga enhances mental clarity, allows for deeper meditation, and allows greater control over the body.
(Skt.): Practice, endeavour, application. In the Tibetan system, generally a merely mental tradition.
Union; spiritual discipline, practice designed to purify one's mind and bring one closer to Self-realization.
A means of becoming united with the supreme being, or with the universal soul.
(Sanskrit) "Yoke" 1. Union of self with the absolute or divine. 2. Methods or discipline employed to obtain such union. 3. Meditative practices originating in pre-Aryan India used by Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and some Moslems and Christians. 4. One of the orthodox schools of Hindu philosophy.
A Hindu method of learning that includes exercises, breathing sequences and meditation. It is designed to aid in enlightenment. The exercise component of Yoga is often practiced in the West as an aid to healthy living.
( Skt.): Literally "union". In Buddhism, a method for becoming one with the natural state.
Union; union with the Supreme Being - any course that makes for such union. Click here for a discourse on Yoga.
Ancient art and philosophy that involves both mind and body and is aimed at self-development and self-realization. The physical practice of yoga involves performing postures (asanas) and using controlled breathing and meditation to stretch and tone the body and improve circulation.
A multi-leveled discipline that generates health and flexibility in the body and mind, and aids in integrating the body, mind and spirit. Stretching exercises or postures, proper use of the breath during exercise and meditations are a few of the practices of yoga.
Stretching and toning the body through a series of movements or postures, controlled deep breathing, focused centred concentration and relaxation. Designed to improve circulating, flexibility and strength.
Derived from the Sanskrit word for “yoke” or “join together.” Essentially, it means union. It is the science of uniting the individual soul with the cosmic spirit through physical disciplines (postures) and mental disciplines (meditation). Patanjali offers the best definition: “Yoga is the cessation of mind.
In Vedic astrology, a powerful planetary relationship ( Yoga="Union"). Not to be confused with the Yoga Philosophy and related disciplines.
in Hinduism, a "method" or "path" for achieving spiritual enlightenment. See also Four Paths to God.
Sanskrit for yoke or union, the ancient Indian practice unites the body with the mind through physical postures, breathing, chants, and meditation. Yoga inspires strength, flexibility, mental clarity, and a sense of spiritual peace.
Yoga (Devanagari: à¤¯à¥‹à¤—) is one of the six schools of Hindu philosophy which originated in India, where it is seen as a means to spiritual mastery. Elsewhere, Yoga has become primarily associated with the practice of asanas (postures) of Hatha Yoga (see Yoga as exercise).
Yoga used as a form of alternative medicine is a combination of breathing exercises, physical postures, and meditation, practiced for over 5,000 years.