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  • Nadi – psychic passages through which pranic energy flows.. Chakras are connected to various levels of mind, Hatha yoga purifies the mind Chakras connected to organs – hatha yoga practices purifies the organs, and stimulates the chakra points Kapalbhati purifies the frontal lobe of the brain, which stimulates the Ajna chakra Dhauti – alimentary canal, anahat chakra Nauli- abdominal region , manipura chakra
  • Will is the ability to mobilise, harmonise & motivate one’s abilities and actions to achieve ultimate goal.
  • Types Of Yoga

    1. 1. Types of YOGA Teachers Training Course References – Meditations– Swami Satyananda Saraswati Raja Yoga – Swami Vivekananda Karma Yoga – “Bhagwat Geeta” original script, Swami Vivekananda, Swami Satyananda Kunadalini Tantra – Swami Satyananda, “Gheranda Sanhimta” original script Kriya Yoga – Swami Satyananda, “Patanjal Yoga Sutra” original script
    2. 2. Yoga <ul><li>Yoga – “YUJ” means to Join </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Yoga means to join individual (“Jivatma”) with supreme consciousness. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ SAMATVAM YOGA UCHYATE” – yoga is balance. Bhagwad Gita </li></ul><ul><li>“ YOGA KARMASU KAUSHALAM” – yoga is skilled action. Bhagwad Gita </li></ul><ul><li>Yoga is Union between “Purush & Prakriti” / “Shiva & Shakti” / Realizing “Bramhan” </li></ul>
    3. 3. Yoga - Importance <ul><li>Yoga shows the pathway to self realization </li></ul><ul><li>Yoga is practical approach to achieving ultimate goal of life. </li></ul><ul><li>Yoga alleviates man’s sufferings </li></ul><ul><li>Yoga is a science of personality development </li></ul>
    4. 4. Types of Yoga <ul><li>Ashtanga Yoga – Discipline of Mind </li></ul><ul><li>Hatha Yoga – Discipline of Body and Prana </li></ul><ul><li>Bhakti Yoga – Discipline of Emotions </li></ul><ul><li>Karma Yoga – Discipline of Actions </li></ul><ul><li>Gyan Yoga – Discipline of Intellect </li></ul><ul><li>Tantra – </li></ul><ul><li>Mantra Yoga </li></ul><ul><li>Kundalini Yoga </li></ul><ul><li>Swara Yoga, Nada yoga, Laya yoga etc. </li></ul>
    5. 5. Patanjal Yoga / Raja Yoga <ul><li>Yama </li></ul><ul><li>Niyama </li></ul><ul><li>Asana </li></ul><ul><li>Pranayama </li></ul><ul><li>Pratyahara </li></ul><ul><li>Dharana </li></ul><ul><li>Dhyan </li></ul><ul><li>Samadhi </li></ul>
    6. 6. Hatha Yoga <ul><li>Ha (PINGALA nadi) + Tha (IDA nadi) </li></ul><ul><li>Balanced Prana in both – rise of Kundalini </li></ul><ul><li>Hatha yoga practices stimulate the chakras </li></ul><ul><li>Shatkarmas (6 types), Asanas, Pranayama, Mudra & Bandha </li></ul><ul><li>Manipulation of different forces, Prana (5 types) leading to higher states of mind </li></ul><ul><li>Balance between sympathetic nervous system & parasympathetic nervous system </li></ul>
    7. 7. Bhakti Yoga <ul><li>Yoga of Devotion / LOVE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Object of Faith </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete Surrender </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Release of Emotional energy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Methods of Bhakti </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Shravan” – hearing, “Namsankirtan” - chanting, “Smaran”- remembering, “Bandhan” – attaching the self, “Archan” – surrender of the self </li></ul></ul><ul><li>State of Meditation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Continuous thinking of Object of faith or God or Guru </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Concentrated mind on the object </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Losing self identity in the object </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Easiest but most powerful Yoga </li></ul><ul><li>No preparation, no constraints, no entry barriers </li></ul>
    8. 8. Karma Yoga <ul><li>Karma Yoga – Described in “Bhagwat Geeta”- It is the dialog between Lord Krishna and King Arjuna </li></ul><ul><li>Karma yoga – work with awareness but without attachment to fruits or outcome of it. </li></ul><ul><li>One loses identity & becomes a mere instrument of the supreme consciousness </li></ul><ul><li>Individual becomes expert & efficient in his work. </li></ul><ul><li>Develops faculty of concentration, will power </li></ul><ul><li>Selfless Work – forces inner conflicts, desires on the surface and cleaning takes place. </li></ul>
    9. 9. Karma Yoga Contd. <ul><li>“ The world is imprisoned in its own activity except when actions are performed as worship of GOD. So you must perform every action sacramentally and be free of your attachments to the results.” </li></ul>
    10. 10. TANTRA Yoga <ul><li>WHAT IS TANTRA? Tan – expansion , tra – Liberation </li></ul><ul><li>Tantra means expansion of awareness and liberation of energy </li></ul><ul><li>Awakening of energy (Shakti) and taking it to meet consciousness (Shiva) (Union of Shiva & Shakti) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RIGHT HAND TANTRA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>MANTRA YOGA </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>KRIYA YOGA </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>HATHA YOGA </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>KUNDALINI YOGA </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LEFT HAND TANTRA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>USE OF LIQUOR, MEAT SEX ETC. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>BLACK MAGIC </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>EVIL TECHNIQUES </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>VASHIKARAN, KARANI </li></ul></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Yoga - Need <ul><li>Bhakti Yoga – Purifying Emotions / passions (Emotional personality) </li></ul><ul><li>Karma Yoga – Dynamic Self for actions (Dynamic personality) </li></ul><ul><li>Raja Yoga / Patanjal Yoga / Hatha Yoga – Healthy body and mind </li></ul><ul><li>Mantra Yoga – Developing power of concentration </li></ul><ul><li>Gyan Yoga – Knowledge of supreme. (Rational personality) </li></ul><ul><li>Tantra – Swara, Nada, Kundalini yoga – Knowledge of various aspects of human existence </li></ul>