IMPORTANCE OF YOGA IN HUMAN HEALTH
Keywords:Exercise, Daily Life, Mental health, Stress.
Yoga is a valuable gift from India’s ancient culture. The term “Yoga “is derived from the Sanskrit root “yuj,” which means “to connect or “to unify “Yoga also refers to the union of a person’s physical, mental, intellectual, and spiritual qualities. first international yoga day was celebrated all over the world on June 21, 2015. The summer solstice occurs on this day. At the June solstice, or when the sun begins to journey from north to south, the north pole is inclined towards the sun. This is the transition period in yoga, which means it is a better time of meditation. The present work is aimed to study the benefits of yoga for maintain physical health and spiritual health. Literature regarding importance of yoga and benefits of yoga collected from Patanjalayogasutra and HathYoga Pradipika. Yoga a set of physical, mental, and spiritual activities or disciplines that developed in ancient India in order to achieve everlasting peace of mind and experience one's actual nature. Yoga is a safe practice that can provide various health advantages to practitioners, whether they are young or old, healthy or sick, or seeking for a therapeutic option to help manage a chronic condition. Yoga is unique in that it may be practiced by everyone.
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