The simple meaning of Yoga is to add. But, here the meaning of Yoga is to add Soul with the GOD. In the other way Yoga is the science of purification of Body and Soul. Yoga completely purifies the Body, mind and soul. Yoga plays an important role in the development of a man’s qualities. Yoga alone can faster a balance muscular system, elasticity of bones, proper circulation of blood in the body and proper function of glandular system. Practice of Yoga keeps us far away from ailments. If sometimes, ailments come our way we take no time to recover
Maharishi Patanjali, writer of the classical yogic text, the Yoga Sutras, defines yoga as: ” Complete control over the different patterns or modifications of consciousness.”
In other words, yoga implies control over the conscious, unconscious and super-conscious realms of our being. One becomes the observer of these different higher states attaining complete knowledge of them. Yoga can be defined as a science for developing creativity; as the science for unfolding the deeper aspects of the personality; as the science of being; as the science of consciousness. Actually, the definition of yoga will be perhaps a little different for each practitioner, for the individual will relate to yogic experiences and hence explain them in different ways. One thing is certain, whatever definition of yoga is chosen, the implications on one’s life are vast, for yoga concerns itself with the very core of our lives: body, mind and consciousness. With this in mind, we leave the reader to work out his own definition of yoga through personal experience.
There are many types of Yoga, but, we are explaining main eight (8) types of Yoga: