chandra thiagarajan

Yoga - Poem by chandra thiagarajan

Yoga—is a commonly known generic term
Yoga—originated in ancient India—5000 years back
Yoga—is derived from the Sanskrit word Yug or Yoke
Yoga—was systemized by Sage Patanjali
Yoga -aphorisms are known as Yoga Sutras
Yoga—is practice of different postures of the body
Yoga—practice of different postures are called ‘Asanas'
Yoga—there are over 100 Asanas, each with a different name
Yoga—consists of centuries of knowledge distilled in single thread
Yoga—is a physical, mental, and spiritual discipline
Yoga -is a science, an art and a philosophy

Yoga—is a holistic practice of self-discovery
Yoga—is about aligning the body, breath, intellect and soul.
Yoga—is aimed at training the consciousness for a state of
perfect spiritual insight and tranquility
Yoga—therapy is the ancient science of Yoga that focuses on
health and wellness at all levels of a person
Yoga—helps us to find calmness and experience rebirth
Yoga—is a way to freedom from fear, anguish and loneliness
Yoga—short-circuits the mental patterns that cause anxiety

Yoga—is not a scholarly pursuit. It is a practical guide to living
Yoga—is invigoration in relaxation and is freedom from routine
Yoga—entails confidence through self-control
Yoga—teaches us to know ourselves and helps lead us to self awareness
Yoga—the equipment needed is your body and your mind
Yoga -should be practiced with determination and without any doubts
Yoga—is almost like music in a way; there's no end to it
Yoga—is light, which once lit will ne'er dim. The better your practice,
brighter the flame

Yoga—is the way to a life of serenity and is possible for anybody
Yoga—is energy within and energy without
Yoga—can help us regain and improve our health
Yoga—when practiced regularly it has the ability to heal and transform
Individuals from inside out
Yoga—is practiced all over the world today by all Nationalities, Religions,
and even by those who don't follow any belief system
Yoga—exists in the world because everything is linked
Yoga—is a tradition that knows no boundaries and is open to all
Yoga—has the power to change the world
Yoga -is not for worldly gain
Yoga—is universal.

Comments about Yoga by chandra thiagarajan

  • Ramesh Rai (8/24/2014 9:17:00 PM)

    Thank you so much for sharing such a great topic. i too have tried to write on yoga. cordially invite you to read n comment. Regards. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, January 15, 2013

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