Yoga is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines which originated in ancientIndia. Yoga is one of the six astika schools of Hindu philosophical traditions. There is a broad variety of yoga schools, practices, and goals in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism.
The term "Yoga" in the Western world often denotes a modern form of hatha yoga and yoga as exercise, consisting largely of the postures or asanas.
Origin of Yoga
The word Yoga .
The basic problem of every living creature is survival in a hostile world. Countless generations ago, from the teeming human masses of the East, where the man lived in ever-present dread of famine, disease, flood, invasion, and vengeance of the gods, Yoga, a system or method of attaining physical and mental serenity under adverse and even horrible conditions, was introduced.
Man, in his essence, has changed little in the course of historical time. The philosophy .