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Chapter-05 Fundamentals of Yoga: Theory, Practice and Applications

BOOK TITLE: Care of the Unborn Child with Yoga

Author
1. Narendran Shamanthakamani
ISBN
9788180616747
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10110_5
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2006
Pages
21
Author Affiliations
Chapter keywords
Yoga and Sanskrit root, Skill in action, Sri Aurobindo, Five sheaths of existence according to upanishads, Concept of disease in Indian philosophy (adhis and vyadhis), Maharshi patanjali’s yoga for mind control, Streams of yoga, Happiness analysis, Speed and stress the way of life, Basis of yoga therapy, Interrelated neural network, Byproducts of thoughts, Yogic practices for each sheath.

Abstract

This chapter explains the concepts of yoga and its effects on mind control with quotations from Bhagavad-Gita, Sir Aurobindo and Maharshi Patanjali. It emphasis of five sheaths of human existence and how each practice can purify them. The concept of yoga therapy highlighting the human potential to reduce stress and speed in the present day lifestyle is clearly brought out. Analysis of our idea of happiness according to various streams of yoga and a full description of Patanjali’s Yoga sutras are given.

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