Yoga and Vyayama: Traditional mind-body technique of ancient India
Bulti Roy, Sridip Chatterjee, Samiran Mondal
Yoga and Vyayama is the traditional mind-body techniques of ancient India. It is evident from the ancient Indian literature that Yoga and Vyayama of Ayurveda were used as mind-body medicine for maintaining health by large. It is believe that Yoga and Vyayama are the most important and integral concept of ancient Indian life style. Any system and process will be accepted by the common man if it can prove its usefulness in day-to-day aspects of life. We have also seen that now modern society is all set for yoga and vyayama. Why? ‘Yogvyayama’ offers man a conscious process to solve the menacing problems of unhappiness, restlessness, violence attitude, emotional upset, hyper-activity, chronic illness related to inactivity etc., in the society. Both these ancient mind-body method helps to evoke the hidden potentialities of man in a systematic and scientific way by which who becomes a complete individual. All his faculties – physical, mental, intellectual and emotional- develop in a harmonious and integrated fashion to meet the all round challenge of the modern technological era with its hectic speed.
Therefore the objective of this review study is to explore the traditional concept of Yoga and Vyayama as found in the age old Indian literature and its scientific application for health and wellness in modern times.
Bulti Roy, Sridip Chatterjee, Samiran Mondal. Yoga and Vyayama: Traditional mind-body technique of ancient India. International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education, Volume 3, Issue 2, 2018, Pages 208-211