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I love exploring new avenues with "passion for impossible" which were not treaded by others so far. Not bound by any race or country or religion for me to associate with and contribute in their life. Regular blogger sharing my folly as "wisdom" for others. Please visit my blog http://www.ncnarayanan.blogspot.com to learn the moment of truth I faced in my life that made me wiser to handle this complex phenomena called "LIFE" 

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Dear friend,
This blog is an effort to share all the mistakes committed by me in my Life. I wish to share them with a hope that you may learn from my mistake and avoid committing them all over again!

I am blending my wisdom with that of all great Masters who have shown me the Light.

This blog is dedicated to everyone from whom I learned. Wish you peaceful life ahead.

Love
NC

Sunday, June 21, 2015

What is Yoga? - Is it a physical exercise?

We think yoga means physical postures that makes us healthy. It's real meaning is coming from Sanskrit word 'YUJ' which means ' 'joining' (with Divine) which is referred as "God realization". As we saw earlier divine is present in everything in the form of soul animating you but we think we are the Ego 'I ness'. Yoga is the means of quietening the mind and focus its attention on divine through meditation. When the mind disappears, the divine unfolds itself. This is the true blissful state of your being. 

That is why in the temple the deity is kept in dark with minimum light which symbolize ignorance as darkness hiding the divine. They light Chamfer which is symbolizing knowledge removing darkness ie ignorance. They break coconut which symbolizes your ego which is hard to crack! The whiteness of coconut symbolizes the divine which is pure. The sweet water in the coconut symbolizes the blissful state of peace you experience in the meditation. Hence don't reduce yoga as a physical exercise but combine with meditation for attaining peace.

Jai Gurudev. 
Love NC