YOGIC LIFE STYLE FOR STRESS, ANXIETY & DEPRESSION

Abstract: Yogic life style alone would endow us with equanimity amidst all types of dissonance in our life and would make all our endeavors creative and skillful”, as per Bhagawat Gita (II: 48, 50). This obviously indicates the state without Stress, Anxiety and Depression. Patanjali Yoga Sutra (II: 18) too indicates the significance of the phenomenal world towards Apavarga or existential Liberation. It is, therefore, in order to understand Yogic life style with the purpose of exploring its propriety as a remedial measure for Stress Anxiety and Depression. Modern, as well as, Yogic views on Stress, Anxiety and Depression have been dealt with from psychological perspectives before elucidating extensively the need, significance and rationale of Yogic Life Style, in the light of Upanisadic and Patanjalian metaphysics.

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About Author: Principal, Gordhandas Seksaria College of Yoga and Cultural Synthesis, Kaivalyadhama, Lonavala, India.

Article was first published in Yoga-Mimamsa. YM, the quarterly publication of Kaivalyadhama (www.kdham.com), is the oldest (since 1924) peer-reviewed multi-disciplinary research journal on yoga.Yoga Mīmāṃsā (YM), the quarterly publication of Kaivalyadhama (www.kdham.com), is the oldest (since 1924) peer-reviewed multi-disciplinary research journal on yoga. Visit their site www.kdham.com

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