To think, perform, interact and enjoy life in all of its entirety one has to take care of both internal and external upkeep of the body. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has amplified the brunt of psycho-social problems like anxiety, stress and depression among the masses, hence, practicing Yoga may help in alleviating the stress-related problems and is also effective in managing psycho-social problems like stress, anxiety, depression, sleep-related problems, aggression, poor attention, behavioural problems, and more.
Gandhi once said, “Everyone must be their own scavenger, so long as you do not take the broom and the bucket in your hands, you cannot make your towns and cities clean. A clean body cannot reside in an unclean city.” A healthy lifestyle is a habit that has to be cultivated with regular practice.
Mahatma Gandhi was a source of great knowledge. One who studies Gandhi closely will learn that his principles teach us the art of living a healthy lifestyle. His idea of Ahimsa and Satya are two pillars that set a man free from evils created by society and imposed by self.
The Yogic Concept of Ahara emphasizes “Mitāhāra” wherein Mita means controlled or balanced and Ahara means receiving from all directions. It is meticulous and beneficial enough to ensure a healthier diet into our hectic lifestyles.
In India, Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), including CVDs, are estimated to account for 60% of total adult deaths wherein CVDs alone account for over a quarter (26%) of these deaths. Yoga is a perfect remedy to control, prevent and reduce the risks of heart related diseases ensuring a healthy and long life.
Yoga as a wellness business is a fast-growing industry when it comes to holistic health. The Sociological and Psychological factors propelling the millennials to follow the trend of Wellness have developed since over a decade including the individual’s aspiration for Social Acceptance and Collective Welfare.
Yoga brings peace to mind, body and soul by cleansing the entirety of one’s structure. On this occasion of International Day of Peace, when the world is still fighting COVID-19, the zest for global peace is paramount. It can be achieved and instilled on individual levels by adopting Yoga into the day-to-day lifestyle.
Yoga Sadhanas like Asanas and Pranayama among others are traditional practices that can rejuvenate Mind, Body, and Spiritual Energy of practitioners. After all, Yoga is the best Art of Healthy Living.
Yoga has it’s root embedded in Ancient Scriptures, Vedic traditions and can be traced back to Indus Valley Civilization. It originated in India and eventually reached the corners of the world.
Dr Ishwar V. Basavaraddi Yoga is an Art and Science of healthy living. It is a spiritual discipline based on an extremely subtle science, which focuses on bringing harmony between Mind and Body. The holistic approach of Yoga is well established, known for bringing harmony in all walks of life. It is, thus, a therapeutic…