Vol. 2, Issue 5 (2017)
Acquiring mental peace in tune to Patanjali yoga sutras
Author(s): Sanjoy Sarkar, Tapasjit Rajkumar, Dr. Ashim Kumar Bose
Abstract: People live in the age of technology have number of advantages which include easing his life by using the fruits of technologies. On the other hand different lifestyle patterns, use of highly configurated machines, multimedia, internet, consume of fast food with that lack of physical activities made them to the victim of poor mental health as well as physical health. Mental health is essential for every individual to peacefully live and serve best for the society. Peace of mind is generally associated with happiness, bliss and contentment, where every cell of our body bouncing with joy. Maharishi Patanjali, the father of Yoga Philosophy, described five ‘VRITI’s or modification of mind. He also listed nine obstacles that generally come on the way towards mental peace.