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
My book Breathing and emotions is available on Apple Books.
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🙏