September 29, 2022

History of Yoga = Health in Nature

History of Yoga, the Path of my Ancestors is a 6000 year journey into origin, evolution & development of yoga. The story explores the elements of Yoga in Harappa Civilization, Veda, Jainism, Buddhism, Sufism, Hath-Yogic practices of medieval times & other peripheral doctrines. 

The film ends in 19th century where modern science acknowledges the potential of yoga in a new light.

Self acceptance and powerful breath techniques

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Wow😍sooo much information on our bloodline.. This is the lineage..Our forefathers still inspiring us from eternity. 🙏🏻humble pranams for the work

00:00 Why does our mind remain entangled in the outer world? 

01:09 What is Yoga? 

01:47 What is the benefit of Practicing Yoga? 

02:38 Is the History of Yoga related to the History of Religion & Faith? 

03:17 Is the History of Yoga linked to the History of India? 

04:00 Who was sage Patanjali? 

04:39 Did Sage Patanjali live during the time of Greek Invasion on Chittor? 

05:21 How did Patanjali compile the Yoga Sutras? 

06:05 Is Yoga the process of concentrating on the Chitta Consciousness? Did Ancient Indians acquire Knowledge through Yoga?

07:05 Does Yoga eliminate suffering?  Who can attain a Samadhi? 

07:57 What are the 8 limbs of Yoga? 

08:50 Is the theory of Yoga Atheist in Nature?

09:24 What is asana & what is Pranayama? 

10:09 When does the inner journey of Yoga Begin? 

10:52 What is Samadhi? 

12:10 Is the Harappa Seal related to Pashupati & Rigveda? 

14:36 Was Harappa Society Matriarchal? 

16:18 How is Sankhya Philosophy related to Yoga? 

17:50 What are Sattva, Tamas & Raja? 

18:31 Is Vikriti the transformation of Prakriti? 

19:06 Were Samkhya & Yoga an integral part of Harappa Civilization? 

20:03 Did the principles of Democracy originate from Yoga? 

20:59 Were Harappans peace loving people? 

21:32 Did the cleanliness of Harappa cities originate from the principle of Yoga?

22:55 Foot prints of Yoga in the Harappa Civilization

24:10 How old is Rigveda? 

25:01 Was the Rigveda begun by the people of Harappa? 

25:39 Is Yoga a mean to connect one’s mind with Nature? 

27:05 Is Brahm Realized through Meditation?

28:40 How is Gayatri Mantra related to Yoga?.

29:31 Vedas & Yoga

30:31 How term Yoga appears in the Upanishads? 

31:49 Was Yoga the guiding principle in Gautam Buddha’s Journey of Enlightenment? 

34:55 Gautam Buddha, Vipassana & Buddhism

36:37 Emperor Ashoka, Buddhism & Non Violence

38:09 Jainism, Buddhism and Yoga. 

39:16 The first Jain Tirthankar Rishabhdev & Yoga

40:23 Many Jain Tirthankars are shown in Tadasana or Sukhasana. 

40:52 What according to Patanjali is Mahavrata? Does Jain Tirthankars practice Mahavrata? 

41:52 Why is Mahaveer called a hero in India? 

42:23 Mahabharata, Bhagvad Gita & Yoga. Is Yoga essential to win a war? 

43:37 Does Bhagvad Gita also teach Yoga? 

44:57 Is there a commentary on Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra

45:30 Is Yoga a part of Buddhist Philosophy? 

46:00 Who was Nagarjuna? 

46:33 Did Yogi’s succeed in enhancing their longevity? 

47:13 How many types of Meditation are there in Buddhism? 

49:50 Vigyan Bhairav, 112 ways of Meditation

51:04 Tantra & Yoga

51:40 What is Tantra? 

53:07 Did Craftsmen of Ancient India meditate before creating a sculpture? 

53:49 How does Yoga and Meditation bring divinity to human body? 

55:12 Were the Elephanta Caves created by a Yogi sculptor? 

57:00 Lord Shiva in Elephanta Caves 

57:51 Why is it important to understand Kundalini to understand Yoga? 

59:05 How does the Kundalini move upwards? 

1:00:37 What happens when the Kundalini travels to the Top & all Chakras are opened? 

1:01:45 Was the concept of Chakras created by Ayurveda? 

1:02:29 Are the sounds that created the Universe present in our Consciousness? 

1:03:23 What are Yogini Temples? How are they related to the Chakras in the Human Body?

1:04:03 Were the Yogini Temples destroyed by Invaders in the Medieval times?

1:04:49 Were Women the Center of Yoga in Harappan times? 

1:05:50 Lord Shiva, Yoga & Bharat.

1:07:21 The Khajuraho Temples & Yoga

1:09:14 How a code language used in sculptures of Khajuraho temple explains the Knowledge of Yoga & Tantra.

1:10:06 Who were Matsyendranath, Gorakhnath and how are they related to Hatha Yoga? 

1:13:35 Who wrote the Hatha Yoga Pradipika? 

1:14:09 Hatha Yoga a technique for curing diseases

1:15:17 Did Yogi Gorakhnath consume Cannabis to keep the body young? What is Gorakh Dhanda? 

1:15:47 The 4 pillars of Yoga, Asana, Pranayama, Mudra & Naadanusandhan

1:16:26 What does the reclining idol of Lord Vishnu in Ranganatha Temple Indicate? 

1:16:59 Where did the Bhakti Movement originate from?

1:17:44 Was Sant Kabir inspired by the Bhakti Movement & Yoga? 

1:18:44 Who was Mirabai named after? 

1:19:38 Did Sufi’s practice Yoga?  

1:21:42 Who are Bauls? 

1:22:58 Destruction of Yoga by Invaders

1:23:28 Buddhist Monks & Meditation

1:24:40 Writings on Yoga

1:25:40 Maharaja Maan Singh of Jodhpur & Hatha Yoga

1:26:45 The story of Rama Krishna Paramhans

1:29:37 The Journey of Yoga

Such a wonderful channel.. Just found it 1 hr before😁❤️🙏🏻

Excellent documentary on the history of yoga, thank you so much for sharing this! Namaste

Thank you for this beautiful journey. I am a yoga teacher and have studied a lot of this in bits and pieces but to watch this documentary has given it a far more deeper meaning.

I think everyone should watch this.

I think Yoga is India’s greatest gift to the world🙏

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