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We generally misunderstand 'Asaans or postures' to be as yog/ yoga. What do you understand by" Ashtaang Yog' ( Eight parts of Yog/ yoga)?

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Asked by suresh chandra gupta, 25 Dec '09 10:41 am
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The eight sutras which Patanjali gave are :-
Yama (moral codes)
Niyama (self-purification and study)
Asana (posture)
Pranayama (breath control)
Pratyahara (sense control)
Dharana (concentration)
Dhyana (meditation)
Samadhi (contemplation)
Answered by Deepak Joshi, 25 Dec '09 10:50 am

 
  
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You need not practise all the eight things... if you want to cure any disease , yama and niyama are sufficient... read this method...
holistic healing method may take 20 or more days....
you should avoid
`1. all milk products, namely milk,curd,buttermilk(chas-hindi),tea,coffee,horlicks,bournvita,ic cecreams,etc. for two months..
2...you should avoid all sweets made of sugar, gur,honey...
3...you should avoid all sweet fruits for one month(mango,sapota,papaya,etc)and cool drinks.
4...you can take all wheat and rice preparations,ragi java,...
5. you should take daily 400 gms of uncooked cucumber( or 100 gms of radish) and 3 betel leaves daily.
6.you should avoid smoking and alcohols,nonveg,fish,eggs for 2months
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Answered by umamaheswara rao, 25 Dec '09 05:51 pm

 
  
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Asaan is one part of Asthtaang Yog described by Patanjali
Answered by JAYANTILAL PATEL, 25 Dec '09 12:02 pm

 
  
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Deepkaji is absolutely right
Answered by krish, 25 Dec '09 11:22 am

 
  
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