274th blog … lotus of yoga


Yoga is the physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines which is popularly believed to have originated from ancient India.

This state of permanent peace of mind in order to experience one’s true self was also practiced in a noble land called katagalugan in Luzon and the forgotten tagalog word for yoga is another matter.

According to google, the term yoga can be derived from either of two roots, yujir yoga (to yoke) or yuj samādhau (to concentrate and defined as “union with the divine” in other contexts and traditions in hinduism, buddhism and jainism.

Gurus (guro in tagalog) from India later introduced yoga to the west, following the success of Swami Vivekananda in the late 19th and early 20th century.

In Vedic Sanskrit, the more commonly used, literal meaning of the Sanskrit word yoga which is “to add”, “to join”, “to unite”, or “to attach” from the root yuj, already…

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