Yoga In India

The importance of Yoga in our daily life is worldwide accepted and followed. Yoga exercises are not only meant for physical fitness but also mental calmness and concentration. It is a medium to attain an awareness of the real self.

Yoga consists of eight limbs/levels-Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dhama, Dhayana and Samadhi. Hath yoga refers to first four limbs and makes body for next four limbs which are more related to harmony of mind and connectivity to the divine.

For more detail, should visit nearby Yoga centre from you stay. In India, there so many centres/ashrams which offer you short term / long term courses. Check which gives detail information about yoga centres at various locations.

Following are the important websites relating to Yoga in India.

Important Yoga Institutions in India

International Yoga Festival

Yoga Aasnas (Excercises)

International Yoga Federation for Recognised Yoga Centres worldwide

Recommended Reading-

1. Light on Yoga By B. K. S. Iyengar (Publisher: Thorsons)

2. Asana Pranayanam Mudra Bandha By Swami Satyananda Saraswati (Publisher: Yoga Publications Trust)

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