Yoga for Physical and Mental Health
Yoga is basically a condition – a condition in which one freed himself or herself from all the sort of pains, making one’s life fully balanced and comfortable, the condition also names as Moksha. Freedom from all sorts of troubles and pains is the vital aim of Yoga. In other words, yoga means to connect the soul with God.
Yoga is a practice by means which one can take control over the physical and mental health. Yoga will help you to achieve what you can’t achieve from any other source, such as to be surmise by God, the Parmatma and to reside upon the creation and existence of this world. Yoga also helps to retreat final salvation and a temporal sadness that arises mainly due to the poor health mental conditions.
The results which you get from Yoga in terms of mental and physical health, is by no means achievable through other medications and potions. It helps to maintain the balance between physical and mental health so that one can achieve a harmony among body and soul. Yoga enhances one’s abilities to work effectively and also helps your brain to retain power and memory.
The other name given to Yoga is Ashtanga (Astanga) or eight-faceted Yoga. The eight facets of Yoga are: Yama, Asana, Dhyana, Pranayama, Niyana, Dharana, Pratyahara, and Samadhi.
Yama: Yama means to Ahimsa which means kindness, respect, tolerance to all living beings along with impartiality in all feelings, examining and doing.
Satya (Truth): As is means suggest, one should need to speak and think truly.
Brahmacharya: Highest level perception is involved in this. It is a sort of celibacy.
Asteya (abstaining from stealing): he who overcomes such acts should be showered with precious stones.
Aparigraha: It is something related to our likings that are if we enjoy doing or eating something but is it not good for our health should be given up.
Rutu Kala: It is a period that begins on the fourth day after menstruation and ends on the sixteenth. One should indulge physically with one’s legal wedded wife or husband during this period.
Niyama: Five concepts of are involved in Niyama, i.e. Ishwari Pranidhana, Cleanliness, Swadhyaya, Penance and Contentment.
Santoshadanuttama Sukha Labha: It is related to the mental satisfaction and happiness.