WHAT IS. ?. RAJ YOGA. MEDITATION. MEANING OF YOGA. The word "yoga" originates from the Sanskrit word ‘yuj’ which means a ‘Union’. Different Meanings of Yoga. a) Link b) Joint c) Union d) Meeting. e) Remembrance f) Relationship g) Communion h) Connection. Three Levels of Yoga.
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The word "yoga" originates from the Sanskrit word ‘yuj’which means a ‘Union’.
1.Physical: Union of objects
3. Spiritual : Communication between soul and Supreme Soul
2. MentalLinking the mind with something or someone
PHYSICAL Level:This is at
a physical level between objects.
MENTAL LEVEL : This is to do with the mind. Eg. We become sad on thinking of anything sad. This is to do with our memories and thoughts in the mind that change our state.
'RAJA' MEANS A KING.
Raj yoga meditation is the true form of spiritual yoga and as the name suggests it is the king of all the yogas.
Supreme of all types of Yogas
It is called Raj yoga because it enables a person to become the master of the self.
It is the practical method of self-realisation and God-realisation that enables you to create new attitudes and responses to life, giving you a clear spiritual understanding of yourself and the Supreme.
RAJA YOGA - Power to control(discipline) sense organs.
- Power to control thoughts and consciousness.
- Power to manage one’s own self.
It calms our mind and body. One receives enormous mental strength, stability and ability to face the inevitable undercurrents of modern life in a calm and peaceful manner. You can experience immense joy of an extraordinary kind and the glow of inner peace.
Realising one’s potential
Ability to face challenges
Release from tension
Freedom from anxiety and fear
Greater control over thoughts
Ability to express positive feelings
Ability to cope effectively with rapid change.
Gives self-confidence and fosters self-belief.
Enhanced sense of well-being
Gives a sense of purpose
Everyone in this world can practice it. No matter what the background is. Gender, age, nationality, culture, religion, language, social status, wealth, profession, and the present state of being – none of these matter. You just need to make the choice to listen to your inner voice.
Human + Being = Human Being
Body + Soul = Human Being (Consciousness)
Natural state of peace
The Inner & Outer Self
Which is the correct statement ?
Soul & Body
A very subtle, tiny point of divine light.
thinks, feels, experiences, imagines, forms ideas
STATE OF CONSCIOUSNESS
habits tendencies, memories, talents, qualities (Sub-consciousness)
evaluates, reasons, decides, discerns, understands