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The History of Yoga - Where Did Yoga Come From? No It originated. It has gone evolution that was much and had been handed down orally. The first reference to Yoga was discovered when excavations were made in the Indus valley - an wonderful powerful and powerful civilization from the first period. This culture developed around the Indus river and the long gone Sarasvati river in India and'd sewage systems, baths as early BC. While religions continue To wish to make yoga their own creation, it belongs to all of us. It has many aspects that is found from the Hindu and Buddhist faith, but the basic principals are worldwide and based on"the eight limbs of yoga", which can be found in all religions. The History of Yoga is described as four phases: Vedic Period Period, Classical Period, Post Classical Period and the Modern Stage History of Yoga Yoga Is said to be as old as culture itself but the oral transmission of this practice, has left several openings in its history. Earliest archeological evidence relating to the presence of yoga is found excavated from the Indus valley, constituting a figure seated in a conventional yoga pose. The rock seals put Yoga's existence around 3000 B.C. The Vedic Period The following Reference yoga is found in the Rig Veda, the earliest sacred text on earth. The Vedas, dating back to 1200 BC and 1500, are a collection of hymns, mantras and brahmanical rituals which praised a being that is greater. Meditation is known to without any mention of a method or a clinic to attain this discipline. The Atharva Veda too mentions yoga with a reference to controlling the breath. Pre-Classical Period The Introduction of the Upanishads, The term Upanishad intends to sit near and implies that the only way a student could learn the truths was by sitting close. The Maitrayaniya Upanishad summarized a route to liberation. This six-fold yoga course included controlling the breath (pranayama), withdrawing the senses (pratyahara), meditation (dhyana), concentration (dharana), contemplation (tarka), and absorption (samadhi). Patanjali's Yoga Sutra was to mirror these paths with elucidation and a couple of additions. Two yoga areas Gained prominence now: karma yoga (path of action or ritual) and jnana yoga (path of knowledge or study of the scriptures). Both avenues led to liberation or enlightenment. The Bhagavad-Gita, written around 500 BC later included the bhakti yoga (the path of loyalty ) for this path. It was at the time of the Upanishads that the idea of Ritual sacrifice became the notion of sacrifice of the ego through action, self-knowledge and wisdom and was internalized. This remains an important part of yoga's philosophy now. Now as with the Vedas, the Upanishads contained nothing of what we'd term as yoga asana practice. The most important and probably first demonstration of yoga arrived in the next period. Classical Period Written some Time Patanjali's Yoga Sutras, in the century produced a landmark defining what is currently called the Classical Period. This pair of 195 sutras (aphorisms) is considered to be the first systematic demonstration of yoga, and Patanjali is revered as the father of yoga. Patanjali described the eight-limbed route of yoga (ashtanga yoga), which explained a practical treatise on living and laid out a path for attaining harmony of the mind, soul and body. Strict adherence to which would lead you. Although yoga no longer sees the necessity, the sutras nevertheless function as a guideline for living in the world. Post-Classical Period It Was that the belief of the body as a temple had been revived and yogis designed a clinic also to prolong life and to rejuvenate the human body. It was no longer required to escape from reality; rather the focus was living in the moment and about the correct path. The quest of the spiritual and the bodily halves and the necessity to harmonize body, the mind and spirit caused the creation of Tantra yoga, to Hatha yoga at the tenth or ninth century, and to cleanse the entire body and mind. Contemporary Period Yoga in its current avatar owes lots of To learned gurus who traveled west to spread the benefits of yoga, or researched and generated distinct schools of yoga. Back in yoga-world.org addressed the Parliament of World Religions at Chicago and talked about Raja yoga. Swami Sivanada introduced the five principles of yoga and wrote several books on philosophy and yoga. J.Krishnamurti, the Indian philosopher, affected thousands with his writings and teachings on Jnana yoga. Modern day yoga's epicenter practiced in the west, began Mysore India, with Krishnamacharya in 1931. T The first Hatha yoga college opened . Since Then, a lot more yoga professionals have become pioneers, popularizing yoga in keeping with the changing times and locating new fashions. Yoga in America has been A true yogi understands, although more concentrated on the Asana side of the clinic There is more to the encounter. I advise students to try Various styles and you will find one that provides you the most enrichment.


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