Yoga and Meditation in India

Yoga and Meditation in India

Yoga, originated in ancient India is a a term used for physical, mental, and spiritual disciplines. Yoga mainly came up from one of the six schools of Hindu philosophy. Various yoga traditions can be found in Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism. After the turn of the first millennium, Hatha yoga emergence was seen an important tradition of yoga distinct from the Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. Founded by sage Patanjali, It has been known to humans 3000 years ago.

A number of Hindu monks, starting from Swami Vivekananda, brought yoga to the Western countries in the latter part of the 19th century and during 1980s, yoga gained a lot of popularity in the West as well. It has been proven that yoga is effective in the form of a complementary treatment for asthma, cancer, schizophrenia, and heart problems. It has also shown effectiveness in the cases of musculo–skeletal and mental health problems.

Yoga and Meditation as Alternative Treatment

Yoga and meditation are one of the most common alternative treatments. The meaning of yoga is unison or to attach to the higher being. It mainly concerns with holistic cleansing of mind, body and soul. The philosophy of yoga is based on three things meditation, exercising and breathing. According to the fundamentals of yoga, the human body is a kind of an instrument and the Prana (breath) is the life. It is through meditation that both of these unite. Yoga is that kind of an exercise which is essential not only for the body but also for the mind because of its therapeutic properties for mind, body as well as soul. One can keep his body toned, flexible and fit. It can offer cure for regular pains or any chronic illness along with improving the immune system. Yoga and meditation also make an improvement in your blood circulation while removing any signs of tiredness.

When one works on his breathing patterns in yoga, he is able to control his breath, thus controlling mind and increasing concentration. This leads to energizing it as well.

Types of yoga practices

Although Hatha Yoga is the most popular, worldwide but there are various types of Yoga:

  • Power yoga
  • Ashtang yoga
  • Bikram yoga
  • Prana yoga
  • Iyengar yoga
  • Namaste yoga
  • Anusara yoga
  • Kripalu yoga
  • Vinyasa yoga

Benefits Of Yoga and Meditation

There are numerous benefits of Yoga and Mediation:

  • Trains the brain
  • Heart patients experience increased exercise tolerance
  • Reduces Stress
  • Better oxygen absorption
  • Improves attention
  • Decreases respiratory rate
  • Increased blood flow and slower heart rate
  • Deeper level of relaxation
  • Reduced probability of an anxiety attack
  • Relaxed muscles provide relief from headaches
  • Builds self-confidence
  • Higher serotonin production; improvement in behavioural patterns
  • A support solution for chronic diseases
  • Brings B.P. Back to normal (in case of High blood pressure)
  • Reduces Pre- menstrual Syndrome
  • Improvement in the immune system.
  • Reduced possibilities of emotional pain
  • Helps in post-operative healing

Yoga and Meditation for Diseases and Conditions

Since Yoga and meditation have therapeutic properties for mind, body as well as soul, it is useful in a number of health problems. Some of them are as follows :

  • Cancer
  • Stress and Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Irritability and moodiness
  • Low Self esteem and Low self confidence
  • Pain
  • Weakening or Loosening Memory
  • Angina pains
  • Asthma
  • PMS (pre-menstrual cycle)
  • Panic attacks
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • High blood pressure
  • Cholesterol
  • Heart disease

Yoga and Meditation Packages at MediConnect India

At MediConnet India, we work earnestly to arrange various kinds of Yoga and Meditation treatment packages, according to your requirement and condition at a number of top-most Yoga centers, all around the world. The list of such packages is long, here are the few significant ones:

  • Cardiac Hypertension Management Program
  • Diabetic Management Program
  • Arthritis Management Program
  • Asthma Management Program
  • De-Addictions and Smoking Elimination Program

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