Anyone who is pregnant or who has an on-going medical situation, similar to hypertension, glaucoma, or sciatica, ought to speak to their healthcare practitioner earlier than working towards yoga. Each class has a theme, which is explored by way of yoga scripture, chanting, meditation, asana, pranayama, and music. Yoga is well-known for its postures and poses, however they weren’t a key part of original yoga traditions in India. Practitioners and followers of yogic custom centered as a substitute on different practices, corresponding to expanding spiritual power utilizing breathing methods and mental focus.
The early follow of Jain yoga appears to have been divided into several types, together with meditation (dhyāna), abandonment of the body (kāyotsarga), contemplation (anuprekṣā), and reflection (bhāvanā). Some of the earliest sources for Jain yoga are the Uttarādhyayana-sūtra, the Āvaśyaka-sūtra, the Sthananga Sutra (c. 2nd century BCE). Later works embrace Kundakunda’s Vārassa-aṇuvekkhā (“Twelve Contemplations”, c. 1st century …Read more