What does yoga?
Almost every person asks sooner or later, ever wonder what life is, what exactly is the meaning of their existence. When being seriously sought an answer to these questions, the philosophy of yoga offers a lot of support in finding answers about the "inner life". Yoga literally means "connection". You can think of the study of yoga as a way to a deep, unshakable inner harmony.
Yoga philosophy deals with some of the greatest secrets of life and universe. The insights of yoga are based on experiences and experiments of a continuous series of mystics, occultists, saints and sages who have realized through this experience through the ages and testimony have been made.
Forms yoga - yoga styles
Over the centuries, the traditional yoga form as raja yoga , bhakti yoga , hatha yoga, karma yoga, jnana yoga and mantra yoga served as an example for new forms of yoga. The texts on this site is mainly used the knowledge gained from the raja yoga. The evolution of man aims to develop and set it loose himself; To de-me-up. If we want to come into our natural state of harmony, we must get rid of all unnecessary ballast and to focus on our true I, the immaterial soul.
In the yoga sutras , we read that the world is created around us to learn. Everything is put down in an incredibly beautiful three-dimensional hi super technically complex sensory system where no computer or film can match. To learn to look behind the scenes, it is to see that the art world is not an end in itself but an unrelenting depiction of symbols. In everyone's development is to learn to see it around the story behind the symbols. Yoga philosophy encourages you to you do not adhere to these symbols, but to gain insight and to be aware of the world that lies behind it. Anyone doing so yoga at his level with his own experience, symbols and words with the aim to achieve a great inner harmony.
The yoga path
The Vedas are one of the oldest texts written. Eastern wisdom like Yoga and Ayurveda are based on this. The Vedas are compiled by the seers from a very high level of consciousness. They are written in Sanskrit and consist of verses called sutras (+/- 5 cm text). There are many sutras. What is described in a sutra, to our mind, to summarize in ten books. In the sutras it is about to use intuition in all experiences. The intuition is essential to achieve the goal in a transfer and realize.
The sutras so require; use intuition instead of intellect or mind. The question is of great importance, how far is the discernment developed in an individual? From intuition to know is to know from the heart instead of knowing from thinking. True knowledge exchanged for educated knowledge. Educated knowledge herein means or path to get to enlightenment. Lighting is clairvoyance, you can see clearly. Nothing vague or woolly but just like a light (illumination) that makes the book readable in the dark. For example, the thread can be found.
There are many people who claim to be clairvoyant but often speak from their own ego or emotion, it creates confusion. What is the difference between instinct, emotion, ego, feeling, thinking and intuition? These are all entirely different elements in which a lot of confusion and misunderstandings around occur. With a clear mind can understand. It is important, for example, not to be confused with a feeling an emotion. Where you give proper nutrition and especially not true.
Yoga means achieving harmony between what we understand by the pairs of opposites. From an objective view, acceleration and braking. In yoga, the trick is to sense when you just somewhere attention should specify and especially where you better not pay attention can give. This is not expected to use the extraordinary knowledge, but to recognize your intuition and act on it. The intellect is a piece of equipment to serve the intuition.
The lecture will discuss energy with potential to bring in daily life. Possibly it may be a small contribution to open spiritual doors. Or transfer can be detected depends on the individual and his personal development. The transfer has to do with the recognition of one's own soul.
The eightfold path
Patanjali is also considered the "father" of yoga. He lived in the second century BC. In his time was knowledge of the truth transmitted orally. Only after his death was his knowledge written in sutras (short verses). The yoga path is according to Patanjali the eightfold path.
The eightfold path consists primarily of several parts. The attitude, broken down into what you should not do in life and what does it, or the yamas and niyamas. The physical posture (asanas), energy centers (pranayama) and energy management (pratyahara). The last three are concentration (dharana), meditation (dhyana) and the lighting (samadhi). The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali written by IK Taimni are an essential value for the yoga student or interested in yoga philosophy. The Yoga-Sutras of Patanjali emerges as the most authoritative book and usable in the field of the yoga literature. The Yoga Sutras are the basic text of classical yoga or raja-yoga.