This was a post written by a wonderful teacher of yoga in Montreal. It is so great to view how the benefits of yoga are so simple, yet so profound. In addition, the practice targets the three likely causes of depression. Stay tuned for my blog on « healing the cause of depression ». Thank you Sri Satchmo for posting your wisdom!
« The Benefits of Yoga Practice » [from the introduction to Fourteen Lessons on Raja-Yoga]
Life today is full of stress and strain, of tension and nervous irritability, of passion and hurry. If man puts into practice a few of the elementary principles of Yoga, he would be far better equipped to cope with his complex existence.
Yoga brings perfection, peace and lasting happiness. You can have calmness of mind at all times by the practice of Yoga. Yoga can have restful sleep and increased energy, vigour, vitality, longevity and a high standard of health. You can turn out efficient work within a short space of time and have success in every walk of life. Yoga will infuse new strength, confidence and self-reliance in You. The body and mind will be at your beck and call.
Yoga brings your emotions under control and increases your power of concentration at…
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