What is Yoga?

The word Yoga comes from the Sanskrit word “Yuj” meaning to yok, join or unit. This implies joining or integrating all aspects of the individual – body with mind and mind with soul – to achieve a happy, balanced and useful life, and spirituality, uniting the individual with the supreme.

In Nepal, Yoga is considered one of the six branches of classical philosophy and is referred to throughout the Vedas – ancient Hindus scriptures and amongst the oldest text in existence.

Legend has it that knowledge of Yoga was first passed by Lord Shiva to His Wife Maa Parvati and from there into the lives of men.

What is Yoga?

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