Yoga is very common and universal subject today is all over the world and becoming a global interest and necessity. It is a state of happening, which is infinite, never completes but it is always fullness. It happens by practice and regular experiment in life. There are so many ethical values, means, acts, techniques, paths in Yogic practice. The final and inner means is Dhyana (Meditation). Therefore, it is more about Dhyana. Yoga starts from the practice of Dhyana. Dhyana is means of transport for Yoga or Samadhi. If you go in deep sense, Samadhi is also a path or means of Yoga. There are so many pre practices as yogic kriyas for preparation for Dhyana, and finally get Samadhi and be in Yoga. Let us talk about the glorious word ‘Yoga’.
YOGA: This word determines many terminological meanings: e.g. Union; Harmony; Balance; Existence; Connection; Creation; Good Luck.
The meaning is to: Union of Universe; Harmony in the World; Balance of Human Life; Existence of Nature; Connection of Matter & Energy; creation of Atom (electron, proton, and neutron); Good Luck of moments, etc.
Meaning- Yogah (Sanskrit) –Literally we say Yoga, which is rooted from the world ‘Yuj’ that means to unite, to join, to add; second meaning is to equal and to enlighten, and also to “yoke’ or concentrate.” Essentially, yoga has come to describe a means of uniting, or a method of discipline. So, Yoga = Body/ Breath + Mind + Soul = Union = Self-realization/Liberation. Thus, the aim of Yoga is Self-realization, to overcome all kinds of sufferings leading to ‘the state of liberation’ (Moksha) or ‘freedom’ (Kaivalya). Living with freedom in all walks of life, health and harmony shall be the main objectives of Yoga practice. “Yoga” also refers to an inner science comprising of a variety of methods through which human beings can realize this union and achieve mastery over their destiny.
It is more about than mastering postures and increasing your flexibility and strength. It is a perfect practical system of self-culture. It is an exact science, which aims at the harmonious development of the body, mind, and soul. Yoga is the discipline of the mind, senses and physical body that helps in the coordination and control of the subtle forces within the body. It brings peace and everlasting happiness. Almost every corner of the world is now familiar with this term.