SIGNEFICANCE OF YOGA DARSHANA AND YOGA ASANA IN PRESENT SCINARIO
Vasu Singh*, Pooja Singh, H. C. Kushwaha and R. C. Tiwari
The Yoga Darshana is an invaluable gift of the great Indian sage Patanjali to all bent upon Spiritual realization. The Word ‘Yoga’ literally means Union, i.e. Spiritual union of the individual soul with the universal soul. The Gita defines Yoga as that state than which there is nothing higher or worth realizing and firmly rooted in which a person is never shaken even by the greatest pain: that state free from all pain and misery is Yoga. Yoga Darshana is a Āstika Darshana. Yoga Darshana is a science of life which is following continuously for the public welfare. The conceptual background of yoga has its origin in Ancient Indian Philosophy. Yoga comprises regarding the relative content of physical postures and exercises (asanas), breathing technique (pranayama), deep relaxation and meditation practices that cultivate awareness and ultimately more portend state of consciousness. The application of Yoga as a therapeutic intervention which begin early in the twenty centuries. The physical exercises (asanas) may increase physical flexibility, coordinating, and strength while breathing practices and meditation may calm and focuses the mind to develop greater awareness and diminishes anxiety.
Keywords: Yoga Darshana, ?stika Darshana, Pranayama, Asana.
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