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xii+176pp, First Published in 2012

ISBN: 9788175416222(HB)

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About the Book

The book delineates every aspects of Yoga. It not only provides the systematic history of succession of Yogic knowledge, starting from the beginning, but it also spreads light on the various aspects of Yoga. It contains knowledge of practical and insightful yogic instructions for success in physical and spiritual life and a guideline with special focus on Teaching-learning methodology of Yoga.
Through this book the author has made an effort to present the practical aspects of Yoga in a very simple, lucid and concise manner for the aspirants, students as well as teachers of Yoga and also for those who want to make the best use of Yoga in their day to day life. Hope, the readers shall make the best use of the book.

About Author

Dr. Kamakhya Kumar is Post-graduate in Applied Yogic Science and got doctorate in the same area. He has been teaching in Department of Human Consciousness & Yogic Science of the Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalya, Haridwar for the last more than nine years.
Dr. Kumar is an established investigator and known author in the area of Yogic Science. He has to his credit forty published papers and many books including Super Science of Yoga, Yoga Therapy, Manav Chetna evam Yoga Vigyan, Yoga Mahavigyan and Yoga Chikitsa Sandarshika. A series of talk have been given by him on AIR.
He has a keen interest in the areas of research particularly in the multi-directional aspects and psycho-spiritual facts of Yoga. Now-a-days, he also guides PhD and short researches in several universities.


Preface vii
List of Figures xi

I. Introduction to Tradition of Yoga
Yoga: Its Meaning and Importance
History of Yoga
Schools of Yoga
Bhakti Yoga
Karma Yoga

II. Introduction to Hath Yoga

III. Introduction to Patanjal Yoga
Concept of Chitta and its Modifications: Chitta Vritti
Introduction to Patanjal Yoga
Astanga Yoga

IV. Introduction to Human Body and Mind
Skeletal System
Muscular System
Digestive System
Respiratory System
Circulatory System
Nervous System
Excretory (Urinary) System
Reproductive System
Endocrine System
Effect of Yogic Practices on Human Body
Human Mind and Role of Yoga in Mental Health

V. Yoga and Health Care
Concept of Health and Disease in Yoga
Yogic Practices for Common Man
Yogic Management of Common Disorders

VI. Role of Yoga for Healthy Lifestyle
Healthy Life Style and its Importance in Healthy living
Yoga and Healthy Lifestyle

VII. Yoga and Education
Role of Yoga in Education
Role of Yoga towards Personality Development

VIII. Methods of Teaching Yoga
Teaching Methodology in Yoga
Evaluation in Yoga Teaching

IX. Yoga Practices
Common Instructions for the Practice
Preparatory Practices
Surya Namaskar
Meditative, Cultural and Relaxation ?sana
Pranayama Practice
Satkarma Practice
Practice Leading to Meditation
Special Relaxation Technique: Yoga Nidr?

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