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Yoga Introduction

Yoga is one of the great gifts given by Hindu Dharma to the world. It was introduced in India and has been followed by Indian people for long time (approximately since Vedic time). In earlier centuries, it was introduced by some great people to the world like Swami Vivekananda or few others.
Yoga Introduction
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Yoga is useful not only for physical or mental preparation but it is also used for spiritual progress of the person. It is perfect for any type of person, of any age, gender, health and in any condition as well. Many studies have tried to determine the effectiveness of yoga as a complementary intervention for cancer, schizophrenia, asthma, and heart disease.
Yoga Introduction morning

Yoga is beneficial in 3 ways:

1. Physical

Increases stamina,
Useful in weight loss,
Increases flexibility of body,
Improvement in respiration and body energy,
Controls Blood Pressure, Diabetes etc.

2. Mental

Stress management,
Meditation,
Metal calm,
Increases mental power.
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3. Spiritual

Mostly, people use yoga for physical and mental benefits but it is also useful to achieve Spiritual goal as well. In India, Sadhus or Yogis use Yoga as there tool to achieve spiritual progress. It is called Hatha Yoga (meaning, to sit in specific position for long time might be for few hours).

Yoga Introduction Kundalini yoga

Yoga is popular for two types, Hatha Yoga and Raj Yoga.
The word haṭha denotes a system of physical techniques supplementary to a broad conception of yoga. Alternatively, it is a way to stick you in specific position for long time.
Raja Yoga refers to the goal of yoga, which is call Samadhi, meaning to forget everything in this living world and surrender yourself to the God, which alternatively give you a peace of mind.
The broad concept of Kundalini Jagruti is also a one of the benefits of Yoga. It will be described later in detail. But in short. Kundalini Jagruti means to get unbelievable powers like Akash Gaman (to fly in the sky without help of anything), Power to become invisible, Power to know Past and Future of any person on this earth and much more. In India, you might find such type of people having such powers.
In 20th century, well known saint in India like Shri Sai Baba (Shirdi, Maharashtra), Shri Swami Samarth(Akkalkot, Maharashtra), Shri Ram Krishna Paramhans (famous guru of Swami Vivekananda) from Bengal had such powers. They made too many miracles using such powers.
In this segment, we are going to provide you various Yogasanas and types of Pranayam like Kapalbhati, Anulom Vilom etc.

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Bend the left knee and keep the left foot on the right thigh.
Bend the right knee bringing the sole of the right foot to the ground in line with the left knee.
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