BASIC CONCEPT OF YOGA AND ITS HEALTH BENEFITS- A SHORT REVIEW

Authors

  • Atul Andelkar Research Officer, Lata Medical Research Foundation, Nagpur, Maharashtra
  • Sonam P Kanzode Lecturer, Bhausaheb Mulak Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Nandanvan, Nagpur, Maharashtra
  • Jayant Shamkuwar Project Manager, Lata Medical Research Foundation, Maharashtra

Keywords:

Yoga, Anxiety, Lifestyle Disorders, Benefits.

Abstract

Yoga is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices which has its root in ancient India. Yoga is a complete science by itself being a holistic and very scientific background. These days everyone is suffering from some sort of lifestyle disorders, anxiety, stress, depression etc. and almost all streams of medicines have their limitations for these diseases. Ancient Acharyas have given the world a gift called Yoga which is proving extremely beneficial from children to adults to get relief from life style disorders. Yoga science is magnificently described in many ancient treatises like Vedas, Bhagavdgita, Yogavashishta, Patanjal Yogasutra, Gherand Samhita. Yoga is accomplished by Asthanga known as Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana and Samadhi. Now-a-days, millions and millions of people across the globe have benefitted by the practice of Yoga which has been preserved and promoted by the great eminent Yoga Masters from ancient time to this date.

Published

2018-06-28

How to Cite

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Andelkar A, Kanzode SP, Shamkuwar J. BASIC CONCEPT OF YOGA AND ITS HEALTH BENEFITS- A SHORT REVIEW. ijraps [Internet]. 2018Jun.28 [cited 2020Apr.3];2(2):217-21. Available from: https://ijraps.in/index.php/ijraps/article/view/37

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