Hatha Yoga

About Hatha Yoga

The key to understanding Vedic science established by seers and sages - Man is is a microcosm, a universe within himself. A child of the cosmic forces of the external environment, the macrocosm according to the western concept of normality is common in a majority of people constitutes the norm.   Ayuveda holds that normality must be evaluated individually, because every human constitution manifests its own particular and spontaneous temperament and functioning.. Krishnamacharaya believed that yoga practice must be tailored to fit each person.

Yoga is a timeless schematic science and philosophy evolved over thousands of years

Vedas (to know)

Ancient Sanskrit texts 3&4 century BC the oldest extant literature Patanjalis Sutras date 2&3 BC Yoga’s first great exponent is today represented superficially prescribing adherence to “8 Limbs” to quiet the mind and merge with the infinite. Elaborations detailed in Vedic times were Hindu texts absorbed into Buddhism and Jain Philosophy. Our understanding is thin The Mahabharata of Vyas (who wrote most of the Indian scriptures including the Vedas) however not 700 verses found in the accessible epic Bhagavad-Gita.

Ayurveda (the science of life)

Was in practice 4000 BC A Metaphysical life science 8 branches of medicine evolved through the rishis. The five elements present in the 5 senses also 3 life forces present in the body “Vata,”“Pitta”, “Kapha” with its respective site in the body where humors accumulate and the disease process begins. It accords the human consists of three bodies, the physical, astral and causal (body mind and soul) It is undergoing re adaptation as part of a new movement towards global medicine.


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