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What is YOGA in Hindu philosphy?

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Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 19 Mar '13 06:51 pm
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In Indian philosophy, Yoga is the name of one of the six orthodox philosophical schools
Hindu philosophy distinguishes seven major branches of Yoga
Rja Yoga (also referred to as Classical Yoga), a system of yoga codified by Patajali and classified as one of the six stika ("orthodox") schools of Hindu philosophy.
Jnana yoga, (also called buddhi-yoga[18]) centred on the faculty of discernment and 'virtually identical with the spiritual path of Vednta'.[19]
Karma-yoga, in which the world of everyday work becomes the tool by which self is transcended.
Bhakti-Yoga the path of devoted service to God.
Tantra-yoga focused on the techniques and psycho-physical teachings contained within a body of texts called tantras.
Mantra-yoga, one of the most ancient forms of yoga in which the psycho-acoustical properties of the spoken word are used to concentrate the mind.
Hatha yoga, a system of physical purification designed to reintegrate and re-balance the mind and body in preparation for Raja- ...more
Answered by LIPSIKA, 19 Mar '13 07:02 pm

 
  
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This philosphy was developed by maharishi patanjaliji the main is to reach to stage of salvation through 8 steps known as ashtang yog as mentioned in srimad bhagwad gita the other part is for keeping good health and increasing memory power which has been popularised and simplified by ramdevji for masses
Answered by iqbal seth, 20 Mar '13 08:12 am

 
  
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The Yoga tradition shares much with the Skhya darana. Like the Skhya philosophy, traces of the Yoga tradition can be found in the Upaniads. While the systematic expression of the Yoga philosophy comes to us from Patajalis Yoga Stra, it comes relatively late in the history of philosophy (at the end of the epic period, roughly 3rd century C.E.), the Yoga philosophy is also expressed in the Bhagavad Gt. The Yoga philosophy shares with Skhya its dualistic cosmology. Like Skhya, the Yoga philosophy does not attempt to explicitly derive its authority from the Vedas. However, Yoga departs from Skhya on an important metaphysical and moral pointthe nature of agencyand from Skhya in its emphasis on practical means to achieve liberation.

Like the Skhya tradition, the Yoga darana holds that the cosmos is the result of the interaction of two categories: Prakti (Nature) and Purua (Person). Like the Skhya tradition, the Yoga tradition is of the opinion that Prakti, or Nature, is comprised of three ...more
Answered by anil garg, 20 Mar '13 01:14 am

 
  
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This philosphy was developed by maharishi patanjaliji the main is to reach to stage of salvation through 8 steps known as ashtang yog as mentioned in srimad bhagwad gita the other part is for keeping good health and increasing memory power which has been popularised and simplified by ramdevji for masses
Answered by Ramesh Agarwal, 19 Mar '13 09:04 pm

 
  
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Yoga is one of the six classic systems of Hindu philosophy that practices certain disciplines to achieve freedom from the limitations of the flesh and lead to the fulfillment of knowledge. The goal of Yoga is not to achieve peace within, channeling, or the working of miracles, but the acquirement of knowledge. In fact, the Yoga doctrine insists that physical and mental training should be used only as a means to spiritual needs.

Yoga practice forms a ladder to perfect knowledge through eight stages: self-control, religious observance, postures, regulation of the breath, restraint of the senses, steadying of the mind, meditation, and profound contemplation.
Answered by vedprakash sharma, 19 Mar '13 06:59 pm

 
  
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Bending like beckham
Answered by Pawan Gupta, 19 Mar '13 06:53 pm

 
  
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Concentrate kerna
Answered by conviction, 19 Mar '13 06:53 pm

 
  
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