Using yoga just for health, is not wrong, but it is a crime, because if explored in its full depth and dimensions, it can take you to places which you have never imagined. It is a way of approaching the Creator through the Creation. It can be a ladder to the divine.
Additional information/ Source: Book: Isha Living; Page: 4
If you want to know the intricacy of life in its full depth and dimension - not somehow you lived and died - you want to know it all. If such a longing comes then it needs attention to everythingExpand ⇕
The yogic science is of utmost importance now, like never before, because today we have tremendous power in our hands. With modern science and technologyExpand ⇕
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