body and the vital functions as its instruments of perfection and
chief processes of Hatha-Yoga are:
(fixed postures) and pranayama (breathing exercises).
its numerous asanas, it first
cures the body of the restlessness that arises out of its incapacity to
contain the vital forces instilled into it from the universal
Life-Ocean; it gives to the the body extraordinary health, force and
suppleness and frees it from all impurities.
- the control of breath or vital power.
we go on breathing, but when we voluntarily control breathing, it
becomes a pranayama. By practising pranayama blood is purified; slumber,
laziness, dullness and weakness of body are removed .
of meditation is required to strengthen the MIND, to allay the negative
thoughts and to bring peace and calmness to the mind, and thereby
happiness to our lives.
is a psychological
discipline the mind. It helps us to build our character and strengthen
our moral fibre.