Yoga and God

  • 161 Pages
  • 2.24 MB
  • English
Search Press , London
Body, Human,
Statement[by] J. M. Dechanet ; translated [from the French] by Sarah Fawcett.
LC ClassificationsBT745 .D413 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 161 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4924668M
ISBN 10085532337X
LC Control Number76350980

This god is not a literal being, but is an impersonal spiritual substance that is one with nature and the cosmos. This view is Yoga and God book "pantheism," the belief that everything is God and that reality consists only of the universe and nature. Because everything is God, the yoga philosophy makes no distinction between man and God.

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At Yoga Faith we combine the practice of Yoga with the word of God. Remembering that there was a yoga class at her church as a little girl, or a really nice lady at her church who used to go to yoga class, she picks up a book on yoga at the bookstore or decides to go to the yoga class down the street to try to give the whole reconnect with God another go.

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The origins of the Yoga school of Hinduism are unclear. Some of its earliest discussions are found in 1st millennium BCE Indian texts such as the Katha Upanishad, the Shvetashvatara Upanishad and the Maitri Upanishad. The root of "Yoga" is found in hymn of the Rig Veda, a dedication to rising Sun-god in the morning (Savitri), interpreted as "yoke" or "yogically control".

No book will ever reveal the secrets of the absolute. That can only be discovered through direct experience, and in Yoga and God book sense whoever seeks to know God by reading the book, and through intellectual understanding will always find something missing, no matter what book he reads.

Patanjali Yoga Sutras point the way. They are divided in four s:   Regarding the yoga asanas or physical postures Swami Vivekananda writes in his book Raja Yoga: “A series of exercises, physical and mental, is to be gone through every day until certain higher states are reached.

Nerve currents will have to be dispatched and given a new channel. Like Psalm says to “Be still, and know that I am God,” yoga can provide the time, space, and structure for Christians to be still and focus our attention on God’s presence with us.

Yoga teaches that people should attempt to yoke the individual spirit to God, to atman - the individual soul or essence of a person - and to Brahman.”3 So we see that Yoga is essentially physical exercises in which one tries to attain unity with the universal divine essence of Hindu theology.

Yoga and God Paperback – January 1, by Jean-Marie Dechanet (Author), S. Fawcett (Translator) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback5/5(1). She covers much of these details in her latest book BASIC Steps to Godly Fitness (Harvest House, ) and on her DVD PraiseMoves (Harvest House, ).

Why You Should Stay Away from Yoga We are bombarded by messages of yoga’s peaceful and healthful benefits, but what we don’t hear, specifically in the United States, is the true origins of. George Feuerstein and Jeanine Miller, Yoga and Beyond: Essays in Indian Philosophy (New York: Schocken, ),cited in Ankerberg and Weldon, Encyclopedia of New Age Beliefs, For example, Richard Hittleman, Introduction to Yoga (New York: Bantam Books, ) For instance, the breathing exercises can by physically dangerous.

Researchers Are Catching On to Yoga's Benefits. As it happens, Western science is starting to provide some concrete clues as to how yoga works to improve health, heal aches and pains, and keep sickness at you understand them, you'll have even more motivation to step onto your mat, and you probably won't feel so tongue-tied the next time someone wants Western proof.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of Journal d'un yogi. Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 20 cm: Other Titles.

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Yoga is spiritual and worship of other gods; it is idolatry. The doctrine of yoga is called pantheism which is the view that everything is God and man is God. Yoga teaches us to focus on ourselves instead of focusing on the one true God.

It encourages us to seek the answers to life difficult questions within our own conscience instead of in the.

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Yoga takes away from the glory of God and it says everything is God. To connect to God you need Jesus. With yoga you’re trying to be one with God instead of being the creation.

The Bible tells us that we are supposed meditate on the Word of God it does not tell us to clear our minds. The Yoga Sutras (thread of aphorisms) of Patanjali are one of the six darshanas of the Hindu or Vedic schools.

"How to Know God" is a beautiful translation of those. The book is relatively short (pocket sized with just over pages) and very readable. It offers one of the clearest explanations of the practice of yoga and meditation that I.

A practitioner's guide to the four spiritual paths of karma-yoga, bhakti-yoga, raja-yoga, and jnana-yoga. In this comprehensive and accessible book, Swami Adiswarananda outlines the message and practice of each of the yogas as well as its philosophy and psychology, preparatory practices, methodical spiritual disciplines, common obstacles and.

If you go to the Fitness” section of any bookstore and look in the Yoga subsection, you will find references to the spiritual aspects of Yoga such as the chakra system, kundalini, etc.

in almost every book on Yoga. It is quite rare to find a book on Yoga that does not incorporate spiritual concepts found in classic Hinduism. Sri's Book--Kundalini, The Mother-Power. Chapter 1 — The Mother Aspect of the Divine. The idea is to "extract guidance or information from a pagan god--the mother god." Yoga and meditation are the "means" of extracting that guidance and information.

Hence, yoga and meditation are nothing short of pure witchcraft. Artwork by Android Jones This Yoga is wrapped in mysticism with its secret ceremonies and initiations. Learn about these secrets of Kriya Yoga.

The Kriya yoga system consists of a number of levels of pranayama (breathing), mantra (reciting), and mudra (gestures) based on techniques intended to rapidly accelerate spiritual development and generate a profound state of tranquility and God. Yoga has never had a single purpose for its seekers – whether it is philosopher-ascetics seeking enlightenment, ecstatic devotees expressing love of God.

Yoga has actually helped me develop my relationship with Jesus and God.

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Yoga is not evil, or anti-Christian. Yoga is a practice of peace: inner and outer peace and I believe that Jesus himself would approve of this beautiful practice. When I am on the mat, I feel like I am offering up my practice as a prayer to God.

Here we find the dynamic tension in spiritual life between effortless grace and determined practice. Vasistha embodies the grace that comes with spiritual attainment and contentment: A divine son of the god Brahma and a member of the priestly caste at the top of the Indian social hierarchy, Vasistha seemed destined by birthright for high spiritual achievement—and goodies like his magic cow.

Jnana Yoga. Jnana means wisdom or discernment. Jnana yoga is the path of wisdom and jnana meditation is many-faceted. The main purpose of jnana meditation is to withdraw the mind and emotions from perceiving life and oneself in a deluded way so that.

Thurman explains that according to Patanjali, "Yoga is the actuality of our union with the absolute, the supreme reality of ourselves and everything, the blissful void, freedom, or what is called Absolute Glory (Brahman, nirvana), God (Ishvar), or Buddha, Reality Embodied (Dharmakaya), and many other names"(70).

In her book Back Care Basics, my colleague Dr. Mary Pullig Schatz explains: “Because yoga has its roots in the Hindu culture of India, there is a popular misconception that yoga is a religion.

Just as the practice of the Japanese martial arts of karate and aikido does not require becoming a Buddhist, the practice of yoga does not require you.

Although this books wants to sound different because it is Bhakti yoga, it essentially the same as every other religious text. There is nothing really unique about the foundations of Bhakti yoga. I have been interested in Bhakti, and I'm aware that not believing in a god /5(20). Because raja yoga is the path of meditation, it is—when practiced exclusively—generally followed by those who lead contemplative lives.

Most of us will never fall into that category. Raja yoga is, however, an essential component of all other spiritual paths since meditation is involved in the loving recollection of God.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Déchanet, Jean, Yoga and God. Meinrad, Ind.: Abbey Press,© (OCoLC) Document Type.

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Deuteronomy If you have participated in yoga of any sort, I urge you to take time off from the practice as you devote yourself to prayer in asking God to.About the Book. In this era of information and technology, Mr.

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