Yogic Ethics for a Balanced Mind

Yogic Ethics for a Balanced Mind

Essential reading for anyone interested in philosophy, spirituality or yoga, this book examines the concept of ethics within the context of the yogic world-view: their practical, psychological and social implications in the historical as ...

Author: Ananda Tapasiddha

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ISBN: 0473487543

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 118

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Essential reading for anyone interested in philosophy, spirituality or yoga, this book examines the concept of ethics within the context of the yogic world-view: their practical, psychological and social implications in the historical as well as modern setting. The author proposes that Yama-Niyama are designed to create the mental balance, clarity and perception necessary for the expansion of empathy and therefore consciousness which is the essence of spiritual meditation. Recognizing the relativity of our daily experiences yet based in certain essential archetypical truths, they are a means to produce an integrated personality on the individual level and the foundations of a healthy society collectively. Yama-Niyama are an ethical formulation which work to challenge one's individual limitations and preconceptions, producing a continuous process of mental expansion and deepening awareness of what is means to be human.
Categories: Health & Fitness

The Sacred Tradition of Yoga

The Sacred Tradition of Yoga

Philosophy, Ethics, and Practices for a Modern Spiritual Life Dr.
Shankaranarayana Jois. mind is in poor condition, that is not so easy. Our mind is
also the most important tool on the yogic path. If we have a balanced and healthy
mind, we can ...

Author: Dr. Shankaranarayana Jois

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 9780834800021

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 304

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In today’s complex world, how is it possible to truly live as a yogi? Traditional yoga theory offers fresh, insightful solutions to today’s practical lifestyle concerns, ranging from environmentalism to personal health and wellness. Tuning in to classic yoga philosophy and teachings can bring to light our greatest strengths while showing us how to maintain a healthy body and clear mind while attaining inner happiness. Drawing from his personal experiences of yoga and insight into ancient Sanskrit texts, Dr. Shankaranarayana Jois connects yogic philosophy to how we approach food, work, education, relationships, and other conscious lifestyle choices to support our deepest longings for happiness, peace, and balance. Practical and insightful, The Sacred Tradition of Yoga begins with a clear and deep inquiry into the human condition, reminding us of the true purpose of Yoga. The second half of the book focuses on the yamas and niyamas, the personal disciplines and social ethics of yoga. Throughout, Dr. Jois’s teachings honor ancient traditions and underscore the benefits we can gain from adopting a yogic way of life in the modern world.
Categories: Health & Fitness

Teaching of Yoga

Teaching of Yoga

TRADITIONAL CONCEPT Traditional Hatha Yoga is a holistic yogic path ,
including moral disciplines , physical exercises ... balance mind and body via
physical exercises , " asanas ” , controlled breathing , and the calming of the mind
through ...

Author: G.k.devanand

Publisher: APH Publishing

ISBN: 8131301729

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Page: 304

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The Practice of Yoga for Health Happiness and Development of Body Mind and Emotions

The Practice of Yoga for Health  Happiness and Development of Body  Mind and Emotions

A trụe yogi may , on occasion use such powers for the helping of others , but
never for purposes of display . ... Until one has learned to maintain unwavering .
social , moral and ethical balance , - and this requires developed thinking as well
as complete emotional control ... In some cases the Light may descend into the
mind alone producing the mementary condition often termed cosmic
consciousness .

Author: Health Research Staff

Publisher: Health Research Books

ISBN: 0787303984

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Page: 95

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Yoga

Yoga

ries of evolution and God—Ethical doctrines— Lead to salvation: ethical practices
Yogic conduct of life—Analysis of ... priest o›ers a balanced consideration of
methods used in both Eastern and Western spir- itual traditions to make the mind
 ...

Author: Daren Callahan

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476607023

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 364

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Millions of people practice some form of yoga, but they often do so without a clear understanding of its history, traditions, and purposes. This comprehensive bibliography, designed to assist researchers, practitioners, and general readers in navigating the extensive yoga literature, lists and comments upon English–language yoga texts published since 1981. It includes entries for more than 2,400 scholarly as well as popular works, manuals, original Sanskrit source text translations, conference proceedings, doctoral dissertations, and master’s theses. Entries are arranged alphabetically by author for easy access, while thorough author, title, and subject indexes will help readers find books of interest.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

Bhavan s Journal

Bhavan s Journal

The ancient thinkers paid great attention to the functioning of the mind and the
inner mechanism . ... Yoga has always aimed at the emergence of a healthy and
integrated personality in man as the sine qua non for his ability to take to ... The
ter ) , “ Asanas ” ( postures ) and “ Pra Yamas or the moral observancesnayamas
" ( breathing techniques ) ; the ethics or Yoga — the Niyamas or those classed in
the ...

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ISBN: UCAL:B3042709

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Values and Ethics in School Education

Values and Ethics in School Education

The right equilibrium in the secretions of the endocrine system , necessary for a
healthy mind and body is achieved through “ preksha ” meditation , “ kayot sarga
" ( conscious suspension of all body movements ) and other yogic exercises .

Author: M. M. Luther

Publisher: TATA McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

ISBN: PSU:000048769556

Category: Education

Page: 436

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With special reference to India.
Categories: Education

Yoga for a World Out of Balance

Yoga for a World Out of Balance

Every aspect of our life has a part to play in the greater ecological system, Michael Stone explains in this book.

Author: Michael Stone

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 0834823233

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 240

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Every aspect of our life has a part to play in the greater ecological system, Michael Stone explains in this book. How do we bring this large view to our yoga practice? According to Stone, our responsibility as human beings is to live in a sustainable and respectful way. He says two things need to change. First, we need to understand the relationship between our actions and the effects of our actions. Second, once we see the effect of our actions in the human and non-human world, we need practical skills for learning how to make changes. Using the five principles (yama) described in the Yoga-Sutra attributed to Patanjali, Michael Stone offers a basis for rethinking ethical action and the spiritual path.
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Yoga Philosophy for Everyone

Yoga   Philosophy for Everyone

This book addresses myriad aspects of yoga's divergent paths, such as: Body image and awareness (for men and women) Religious and spiritual aspects of yoga Ethics, personal growth, and the teaching of yoga Physical and psychological ...

Author: Fritz Allhoff

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118121436

Category: Philosophy

Page: 248

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Stimulates thoughts and expands awareness of the philosophicaldimensions of yoga in its many forms and practices Yoga — Philosophy for Everyone presents a widearray of perspectives by people whose lives have been touched byyoga. Addressing myriad aspects of yoga's divergent paths, topicsinclude body image for men and women; the religious and spiritualaspects of yoga; and issues relating to ethics, personal growth,and the teaching of yoga. Written by philosophers andnon-philosophers alike, with contributions from professional yogainstructors, lifelong practitioners, and first-timers, Yoga— Philosophy for Everyone offers a wealth of material forboth enjoyment and deep reflection.
Categories: Philosophy

Yoga for Flexibility Strength and Balance

Yoga for Flexibility  Strength and Balance

It Yama ( yoga pathway through social takes the form of conversations between
the restraints or ethical values ) Hindu ... believed that matter and spirit needed to
Patanjali's Yoga Sutras be unified to achieve control over the ( 200 BC ) mind .

Author: Nita A. Martin

Publisher: Crowood Press (UK)

ISBN: PSU:000067170494

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 160

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There is a growing realization that stretching is an important way of helping to maintain a healthy body and mind, and of reducing the risk of muscle injury. This guide brings together classic yoga exercises and stretching training, and presents a programme that can be used for improving flexibility, strength and balance. Packed full of information and containing over 250 colour photographs, it provides a holistic and structured approach to training and development. Topics covered: Presents a brief history of yoga Contains a beginner's guide Considers the skeletal and muscular systems as they relate to stretching Provides simple, step-by-step instructions Covers preparation exercises, and seated, standing, supine and floor exercises Includes helpful teaching points, tips on safety and training, and a session planner AUTHOR: Dr Nita Martin is the lead yoga instructor and founder of Yoga Flex, which is based in Cambridge in the UK and offers quality yoga instruction to both individuals and groups. Nita also works closely with athletes in a variety of sports, helping them to improve their performance in their chosen field. She lives in Cambridge. SELLING POINTS: An invaluable handbook for sports coaches and an inspirational training and reference work for yoga students and teachers Provides a holistic and structured approach to training and development This book will help the reader to establish range of motion, plan sessions to meet development needs, modify exercises to suit level of ability and track progress 252 colour photos
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Yoga The Essence of Life

Yoga  The Essence of Life

It does not matter one iota if you can get your feet on the back of your head if your
relationships in the world are not balanced, loving or ethical. Early on in the Yoga
Sutras, Patanjali says that if your mind is unclear, the best way you can realise ...

Author: Alix Johnson

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 1741153220

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 232

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Yoga: The Essence of Life is a collection of interviews with eight thought-provoking and prominent teachers of yoga. These modern yogis reflect candidly on their personal experience of the eternal quest to know the Self. From the mighty Shandor to the deity-like Muktanand, each of these teachers has walked a spiritual path that is unique. Whichever the path - on the mat performing demanding poses or at the guru's feet in silent meditation - each has confronted notions of ego and Self, of separateness and unity, of purpose and pain, and of ultimate liberation. This book gives the dedicated yoga student and curious reader alike the chance to listen to the wisdom of these teachers. To hear their inner-most thoughts, and to glimpse a little of the essence of life according to the philosophy of yoga from those who have lived it.
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit

Indian Journal of Psychiatry

Indian Journal of Psychiatry

It specifically denotes the Hatha yoga - symbolising Concentration of a
passionate type as when ' Ha ' and ' Tha ' breaths - breathing exercises . ... Also
the mind has been termed the king concentration ( ekagra ) on an object for a
long time of the senses ( Raja ) Raja Yoga is the technique ... This holds the key
to yoga ethics is Ishwara pranidhana . ... It indicates that the individual has an
innate balanced posture , regularity of breath and power ' sakthi ' stored up in the
chitta , and one ...

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ISBN: UCLA:L0088716576

Category: Electronic journals

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Categories: Electronic journals

Ayurveda the Oriental Healing Science

Ayurveda  the Oriental Healing Science

Regular practice of Pranayama - yogic breathing practices - is helpful for gaining
control over the mind . Also there is a correlation between mind and Vata . A
healthy mind can control Vata and control over Vata keeps the mind in control . ...
sciences have explained a similar beneficial diet , behaviour and ethical regimen
.

Author: Subhash Ranade

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015032285283

Category: Medicine, Ayurvedic

Page: 258

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Categories: Medicine, Ayurvedic

The American Yoga Association s New Yoga Challenge

The American Yoga Association s New Yoga Challenge

of yourThose who believe that Yoga should be strenuous often equate success
with suffering . Many people force ... To me , that would be harming yourself ,
contradicting one of the most important ethical guidelines in Yoga : nonviolence .
... The connection between a strong , healthy body and a bright , alert mind is
clear .

Author: Alice Christensen

Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Contemporary

ISBN: PSU:000031342186

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 171

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"The American Yoga Association's New Yoga Challenge" goes beyond the basics to provide a dynamic, intensive workout. Each of its seven routines targets a specific goal, such as strength, energy, focus, concentration, or increased flexibility. The routines include new breathing and meditation techniques. 172 photos. 9 illustrations.
Categories: Health & Fitness

Health and Hatha Yoga

Health and Hatha Yoga

You attain harmonious development of your body , mind , intellect and soul by the
practice of yoga . It is an ... It will help you to attain ethical perfection and perfect
concentration of the mind , and to unfold various psychic powers . ... A yogi or a
sage always keeps a balanced mind in all conditions of life and at all moments .

Author: Swami Sivananda

Publisher: Integral Yoga Dist

ISBN: UOM:39015054090884

Category: Hatha yoga

Page: 333

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Categories: Hatha yoga

The Yamas Niyamas

The Yamas   Niyamas

The first two limbs of the eight-fold path of yoga sutras--the basic text for classical yoga--are examined in this spiritual guide to the practice of yoga.

Author: Deborah Adele

Publisher: On Word Bound Books Llc

ISBN: 0974470643

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 192

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The first two limbs of the eight-fold path of yoga sutras—the basic text for classical yoga—are examined in this spiritual guide to the practice of yoga. Foundational to all yogic thought, they are considered to be the guidelines to the yoga way of living that free individuals to take ownership of their lives, direct them toward the fulfillment they seek, and gain the skills to choose attitude, thought, and action. The first five guidelines are referred to as the yamas—a Sanskrit word that translates to "restraints"—and encompass nonviolence, truthfulness, not stealing, nonexcess, and nonpossessiveness. The last five are referred to as the niyamas, or observances—purity, contentment, self-discipline, self-study, and surrender. A self-study section at the end of each chapter may also be used by instructors for group discussion.
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Lokrajya

Lokrajya

( Yoga is control of mind and soul ) life in a way which endows perfect ( C )
Pranayama is the next stage in health - physical ... control . a healthy life in
physical , mental , develop a harmonius balance Extreme forms of this are seen
in moral and ...

Author:

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ISBN: WISC:89052004850

Category: Maharashtra (India)

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Teaching Yoga Beyond the Poses

Teaching Yoga Beyond the Poses

From becoming certified and learning how to be a good yoga teacher to the physical, mental, and psychological benefits of this incredible practice, this book is perfect for anyone looking to learn - or teach - the practice of yoga.

Author: stephens donna adriene bible mark

Publisher:

ISBN: 1077099215

Category:

Page: 193

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★ Buy the Paperback Version and Get the Kindle Version for Free ★ Are you looking to become a yoga teacher, but you're not sure where to start? Wanting to turn your passion and hobby into a way to make money, or to just share it with others? Then Teaching Yoga Beyond the Poses is for you! From guidelines and advice to the countless advantages of being a yoga teacher, inside this powerful guide you'll discover everything you need to know about becoming a yoga teacher, including: Top Ten Reasons to Become a Yoga Teacher Ethics, Guidelines, and Certification The Three Yogic Principles For Achievement How Yoga Can Manage Back Pain and Help the Elderly Seven Tips For Combining Yoga with Weight Training Five Reasons Students Stop Coming to Class Mastering the Craft of Teaching Yoga And So Much More! From becoming certified and learning how to be a good yoga teacher to the physical, mental, and psychological benefits of this incredible practice, this book is perfect for anyone looking to learn - or teach - the practice of yoga. Whether you're just starting out or you're a seasoned pro looking to delve into teaching, this guide contains all you need and more! From Chair yoga to Vinyasa yoga, (book name) is your one-stop to becoming a certified yoga teacher. Buy now and start your journey today!
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Guru Nanak Founder of Sikhism

Guru Nanak  Founder of Sikhism

a Mangal Nath asked : “ Can the mind be controlled better through Yoga or
Knowledge ? ... With only one wing the balance will be lost . ... 26 “ But , "
interrupted the Yogi , “ the mind cannot be controlled or purified without Yoga . ...
There are four ethical doors to this path of purity and enlightenment : satsang :
communion with the enlightened ; sat : speaking the truth , keeping the mind in
truth , and acting ...

Author: Trilochan Singh

Publisher: Delhi : Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee

ISBN: UOM:39015002734872

Category: Sikhism

Page: 509

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Categories: Sikhism

Natural Healing Through Ayurveda

Natural Healing Through Ayurveda

Regular practice of Pranayama or yogic breathing is helpful for gaining control
over the mind . Also there is a ... A healthy mind can control Vata , and control
over Vata keeps the mind in control . Thus mind and ... For maintenance of health
, both sciences explain a similar beneficial diet , life - style , and ethical regimen .

Author: Subhash Ranade

Publisher: Morson Pub

ISBN: 1878423134

Category: Medicine, Ayurvedic

Page: 238

View: 592

Categories: Medicine, Ayurvedic