Secret behind the word YOGA

Secret behind the word YOGA


The word “YOGA” is derived from the Sanskrit word “YUJ”, which means yoke or join together. It is most often refered as joining together the jeevatma to paramatma. The Swastik is the symbol of yoga, is derived from the word svasttik means, “associated with well-being.”

Doga Yoga

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Doga is a type of yoga in which people use yoga to achieve harmony with their pets. Dogs can either be used as props for their owners or they can do the stretches themselves. Suzi Teitelman started “Yoga for Dogs” in 2012 at New York.

Hatha Yoga

Hatha Yoga is the type of yoga which is most frequently practiced in the western culture. “HA” means “SUN” and “THA” means “MOON”. It is an attempting to combine both the complementary forces together. Hatha practice are designed to align and calm your body, mind, and spirit in preparation for meditation.

Hot Nude Yoga

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Aaron Star teaches “Hot nude yoga”, but but but the classes are for men only and there are two prime rules “No Kissing and No Touching Penises”

Pierre Bernard

Pierre Bernard (1875-1955), also known as the “Omnipotent Oom”. He was one of the first prolific American yogis. He founded the Tantrik order, a secret society which taught its initiates Hatha yoga, philosophy, and Sanskrit and which also sanctioned sacramental Sex.

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Lotus Pose

Lotus Pose is a sitting pose ment to resemble the perfect symmetry and beauty of a lotus flower. Gautam budha and Shiva are typically shown in this pose. Lord Shiva is considered as the supreme lord of yoga.

Maharishi Patanjali

Maharishi Patanjali was a saint who recorded as serirs aphorism on how to practice yoga in the text “Patanjali Yoga Sutra”. Though yoga was around long before patanjali, but Patanjali was considered as “Father of Yoga” because he made it more accessible to the common people as well.

Swami Vivekanand

Swami Vivekanand as considered a key figure in introducing yoga into western culture.

Classic Yogasan

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There are 84 classic yogasan. Yoga is defined as having 8 branches or limbs (Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyhara, Dharana, Dhyana and Samadhi)

Malaysia banned yoga for Muslims

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In 2008, a council of muftis in Malaysia banned yoga for Muslims. They believed that the Hindu elements of a standard 60-min yoga classes could “destroy the faith of Muslims.”

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