The term yoga itself is derived from a Sanskrit word that means “to join together”. It is a system of exercises for the mental well-being and physical development and combines different formalized poses with meditation and deep breathing exercises. Ideally main objective of yoga is to unite Universal spirit with human soul.
Yoga has its roots engraved for over 5000 years back and its founders were great sages who performed intense feats of both mental and physical concentration. Yoga ideally has it’s origins in the Vedas and preserves the oldest Indian culture. The Yoga ideally comprises different asanas that were described by the series of postures that was found by the sage Patanjali. Being the founder of different postures, Maharishi Patanjali was rightly called as the “Father of Yoga” that compiled and refined various aspects of Yoga in his “Yoga Sutras”. He promoted eight fold path of Yoga that is widely accepted and known as “Ashtanga Yoga” for the all-round development of human personality.
As per the Patanjali there are different channels in human body that are called Nadi and centers called chakra. If these channels and centers are tapped, there is hidden energy in the body that is released. The released form of energy is called kundal...