Types of YOGA by wulinqing

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									              Types of YOGA
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References –
Meditations– Swami Satyananda Saraswati
Raja Yoga – Swami Vivekananda
Karma Yoga – “Bhagwat Geeta” original script, Swami Vivekananda, Swami
Satyananda
Kunadalini Tantra – Swami Satyananda, “Gheranda Sanhimta” original script
Kriya Yoga – Swami Satyananda, “Patanjal Yoga Sutra” original script
                    Yoga
• Yoga – “YUJ” means to Join
  – Yoga means to join individual (“Jivatma”) with
    supreme consciousness.
• “SAMATVAM YOGA UCHYATE” – yoga is
  balance. Bhagwad Gita
• “YOGA KARMASU KAUSHALAM” – yoga
  is skilled action. Bhagwad Gita
• Yoga is Union between “Purush & Prakriti”
  / “Shiva & Shakti” / Realizing “Bramhan”
         Yoga - Importance
• Yoga shows the pathway to self realization
• Yoga is practical approach to achieving
  ultimate goal of life.
• Yoga alleviates man’s sufferings
• Yoga is a science of personality
  development
             Types of Yoga
• Ashtanga Yoga – Discipline of Mind
• Hatha Yoga – Discipline of Body and Prana
• Bhakti Yoga – Discipline of Emotions
• Karma Yoga – Discipline of Actions
• Gyan Yoga – Discipline of Intellect
Tantra –
• Mantra Yoga
• Kundalini Yoga
• Swara Yoga, Nada yoga, Laya yoga etc.
     Patanjal Yoga / Raja Yoga
•   Yama
•   Niyama
•   Asana
•   Pranayama
•   Pratyahara
•   Dharana
•   Dhyan
•   Samadhi
                Hatha Yoga
• Ha (PINGALA nadi) + Tha (IDA nadi)
• Balanced Prana in both – rise of Kundalini
• Hatha yoga practices stimulate the chakras
• Shatkarmas (6 types), Asanas, Pranayama,
  Mudra & Bandha
• Manipulation of different forces, Prana (5 types)
  leading to higher states of mind
• Balance between sympathetic nervous system &
  parasympathetic nervous system
                     Bhakti Yoga
• Yoga of Devotion / LOVE
   – Object of Faith
   – Complete Surrender
   – Release of Emotional energy
• Methods of Bhakti
   – “Shravan” – hearing, “Namsankirtan” - chanting, “Smaran”-
     remembering, “Bandhan” – attaching the self, “Archan” –
     surrender of the self
• State of Meditation
   – Continuous thinking of Object of faith or God or Guru
   – Concentrated mind on the object
   – Losing self identity in the object
• Easiest but most powerful Yoga
• No preparation, no constraints, no entry barriers
                Karma Yoga
• Karma Yoga – Described in “Bhagwat Geeta”- It
  is the dialog between Lord Krishna and King
  Arjuna
• Karma yoga – work with awareness but without
  attachment to fruits or outcome of it.
• One loses identity & becomes a mere instrument
  of the supreme consciousness
• Individual becomes expert & efficient in his work.
• Develops faculty of concentration, will power
• Selfless Work – forces inner conflicts, desires on
  the surface and cleaning takes place.
       Karma Yoga Contd.
• “The world is imprisoned in its own activity
  except when actions are performed as
  worship of GOD. So you must perform
  every action sacramentally and be free of
  your attachments to the results.”
              TANTRA Yoga
• WHAT IS TANTRA? Tan – expansion , tra – Liberation
• Tantra means expansion of awareness and liberation of
  energy
• Awakening of energy (Shakti) and taking it to meet
  consciousness (Shiva) (Union of Shiva & Shakti)
   – RIGHT HAND TANTRA
      •   MANTRA YOGA
      •   KRIYA YOGA
      •   HATHA YOGA
      •   KUNDALINI YOGA
   – LEFT HAND TANTRA
      •   USE OF LIQUOR, MEAT SEX ETC.
      •   BLACK MAGIC
      •   EVIL TECHNIQUES
      •   VASHIKARAN, KARANI
                 Yoga - Need
• Bhakti Yoga – Purifying Emotions / passions (Emotional
  personality)
• Karma Yoga – Dynamic Self for actions (Dynamic
  personality)
• Raja Yoga / Patanjal Yoga / Hatha Yoga – Healthy body
  and mind
• Mantra Yoga – Developing power of concentration
• Gyan Yoga – Knowledge of supreme. (Rational
  personality)
• Tantra – Swara, Nada, Kundalini yoga – Knowledge of
  various aspects of human existence

								
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