- Inspiration: What Is Yoga:
the Coolest Explanation You Will Ever Watch
USA, June 27, 2011 (Press Release): From Julia Roberts to millions of college students, it seems like everyone is doing yoga! Some practice yoga to help deal with the day to day stress of a hectic life, while others use it as means of physical well-being. Yoga has become the tool to help your mind and body stay healthy.
But is that all?
Yoga is more powerful than that. Its higher purpose is to attain a state of perfect spiritual insight; its true purpose is to assist a yogi (a practitioner of yoga) connect to the Divine within. Yoga stems from the Sanskrit word Yuj, meaning to "join" or "get united." The ultimate goal of yoga is to unite one's soul with the Brahman, the Absolute Reality.
The Hindu Students Association has produced a new video about yoga which explains what this ancient practice really is. If you want to explain to your friends, family, coworkers, or your children the true insight of Yoga philosophy, please view this awesome animation video on "What is Yoga?
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