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Study Papers | Yoga and Meditation | India | Volume 12 Issue 6, June 2023
Role of Ashtanga Yoga in All Round Development of Personality
Abstract: The method of yoga discovered by the ancient sages has proved to be a boon for the welfare of the entire human being. Yoga methods are also helpful in solving the problems faced in daily life. Ashtanga Yoga. According to Maharishi Patanjali, the name of the control of Chit Vritti is Yoga. Maharishi Patanjali is also known as the father of Ashtanga Yoga. Ashtanga Yoga leads to physical, mental and spiritual development. By following the first two parts (Yama, Niyam), conduct is purified. Asanas, Pranayama do physical and material development. Pratyahara is the way to control the senses. Dharana, meditation, samadhi, are helpful in mental and spiritual development. In Ashtanga Yoga, the means are dependent on each other. It is a practical method. There is no exaggeration in that the overall development of human life is possible through Ashtanga Yoga. Ashtanga Yoga Marg has a positive effect on human life. Each part of Ashtanga Yoga is like a ladder in the practice of Yoga separately for the attainment of salvation. Which is the best tool for life. The practice of these eight parts is necessary for the complete practice of Yoga. The only way to destroy the unrest spread in the modern era is to follow Yama literally. The description of meditation in the form of Rajyoga is also found in the Gita.
Keywords: Anshtag, Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Meditation, Dharana, Samadhi
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 6, June 2023,
Pages: 2411 - 2414