Types Of Yoga

Chander Yoga does not believe in mutual exclusion of all types of yoga. Yoga also stands for "Union". Yoga learning is incomplete without understanding the different kinds of yoga. Specialization into one form of Yoga without understanding different kinds of Yoga leads a teacher to dilution. Softening is not bad, but dilution must be avoided. Read more to understand the different types of Yoga

Chander Yoga does not believe in mutual exclusion of all types of yoga. Yoga also stands for "Union". Yoga learning is incomplete without understanding the different kinds of yoga. Specialization into one form of Yoga without understanding different kinds of Yoga leads a teacher to dilution. Softening is not bad, but dilution must be avoided.

Hatha Yoga
It helps to balance mind and body via physical postures or "asanas", purification practices, controlled breathing, and the calming of the mind through relaxation and meditation.

Bhakti Yoga
It is the most natural path for seeking emotional fulfillment and well being by means of devotion, faith, and love.

Karma Yoga
Helps one surrender selfish motives and dedicate actions and thoughts to the absolute.

Jnana Yoga
It helps one withdraw mind and emotions from perceiving life and work towards transformation and enlightment.

Laya Yoga
It helps alter one's normal awareness of self by focusing on hearing an internal, mystic sound. The mind will become steady and absorbed in the sound on which it focuses.

Raja Yoga
It helps to balances energy throughout mind and body and gives the pleasant sense of well being. It is rightly the "Raja" (or king) of yoga. It focusses on scientific aspects of personality thereby explaining individual growth and differences through the science of chakras. Different types of meditations are just a small subset of the holistic "Raja Yoga".

Mantra Yoga
It gives instruction in the knowledge of mantra results in the fusion of mental and physical energy with cosmic energy and makes the practitioner ready for Samadhi state.

Tantra Yoga
It is designed to awaken the kundalini energy in the body and addressing relationships and sexuality through rituals. It focuses on dynamic aspect of divinity called Shakti.



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