The three aspects of yoga

Now that many streams of what we might call modern "yogas" have betrayed the essence of true yoga, it is more necessary than ever remember three basic aspects of true yoga and dig a little in the same. Calle Ramiro writes.

Sheds Yoga

As pointed out Mircea Eliade, yoga is the spiritual hub of the East. It is method, practice, psycho-spiritual training. It is the first method of human improvement of the ORB and isn't gymnastics, sport, or a religion or a cult or a dogma. It is a procedure specific to the conscious evolution and inner development.

A shed is the yoga as one spiritual technique; again, as a method of psychological sanitation; another as a Psychosomatic control system.

If the Western has chosen mostly by way of the control psicomatico is because you suffer from many physical and psychic, disorders that translates as psychosomatic disorders. It is has relegated so, very often, yoga as a spiritual technique, which is incidentally the marrow of the first yogic manifestations more than 5,000 years ago.

There is a propensity to use yoga as a technique of psychosomatic control or purification and psychological harmonization, in order to leave free from complexes, trauma, internal torturers, psychic holes, frustrations and repressions that break up, they wear out and steal the best potentials of the soul.

The ideal is unify the three currents or aspects of yoga, because they must not be excluded but complement each other. When we talk about the spiritual aspect, we do not mean a type of spirituality associated with any religion or cult, of any religious system institucionaliado. All beliefs are respectable, but the yoga moves not by beliefs and experiences.

The role of meditation

As the human being is a set of plans, you have to work on all of them, from the somatic to the spiritual, without neglecting energy, the mental and the emotional. What is needed is, finally, a mutation of consciousness that allows us to perceive what eludes the sensory and intellectual. The thought is insufficient, and he must understand that you have to surrender to make emerge beyond knowledge of simple intellect. That is, that we must go beyond thinking. Of the manifest to the unmanifest; What's with form, to review it. It is the journey from bondage to freedom.

We must cultivate correct thought to serve us in everyday life, but the journey to the inside is not supported only in thought, but in a special kind of intuition that really transforms. We have to learn to cope in everyday life and in our inner universe.

Meditation plays an essential role in the three aspects of yoga. Help spiritually, of course, and also cooperate in clean up and balance the psyche and harmonize the psychosomatic unit, preventing disorders in this sense. The scope of meditation is enormous, and not just take it as a technique of reassurance, because its end is the interior transformation to connect with our real nature. Meditation can not become a spiritual pain reliever. Its purpose is to give a twist to the mind that allows us to experience "shock of light" or special insights to get another way of perceiving and being.

Calle Ramiro

RamiroCalleMore than 50 years has been Calle Ramiro teaching yoga. He began teaching at home and created an Academy of yoga correspondence for all Spain and Latin America. In January of l971 opened its Yoga Center Shadak, that have already passed more than half a million people. His 250 published works include more than fifty devoted to yoga and related disciplines. He has made Yoga the purpose and sense of his life, having traveled a hundred times to India, the homeland of yoga.

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