Overview for Yoga and Health
The working of the body is classified into six systems: respiratory system, circulatory system, alimentary system, genito-urinary system, locomotor system and nervous system. Yogasana and Pranayama cast deep impression on all these systems. By the practice of Yogasana and Pranayama equanimity of mind is established in all difficult situations providing control over emotions, control of anger, instability of mind, putting a stop on emotionalization, mental soundness, capacity to fight diseases etc. But there is one essential prerequisite: the practice should be continuous and regular. With Yogasana, Pranayama and daily meditation most of us can avoid many problems of life. If the practice is continued with sincerity, it can provide one enough resilience to fight so many future problems.
Swami Adhyatmananda (Author)
Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj of the Sivananda Ashram, Ahmedabad, is a beloved disciple of H.H. Sri Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj. He is a dynamic yogi having a multifaceted, magnetic and versatile personality. He is a spiritual giant who touches the heart of everyone who comes in contact with him. Swamiji naturally radiates peace, love and divinity. People from all walks of life find solace in his holy presence. He is approachable to one and all, be it a chief minister or a celebrity tennis player or a layperson. He is one of the most sought after speakers in India and abroad. His lectures are a spontaneous outpouring of divine wisdom. His ability to make the esoteric subject of spirituality simple through a perfect blend of humor, melodious singing and down to earth practical approach put him in a class all by himself. Swamiji is well known for his ability to lead kirtans to the highest ecstasy through his melodious voice and supreme devotion. He is the embodiment of love, purity and truth. He is a yogacharya having conducted more than 560 yoga shibirs in India and abroad for armies, universities and private sector companies. He is an indefatigable master organizer, able to work for several days without sleeping. Unlike most of us, Swamiji can attend to several tasks simultaneously and has often been described as being astavadhani. He is a strict disciplinarian. He is prompt, precise and punctual. For over a quarter of a century, he has been incessantly spreading the message of Holy Master Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj all over the world. “Bear insult and bear injury that is the greatest Sadhana,” advised Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj. Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj has imbibed that as the guiding principle of his life. Books from this author - Yoga and Health, Yoga for Better Living, Yoga: A Way of Life