The True Purpose of Yoga - Exploring the Spiritual Importance of Yoga
Sadhguru looks at the true purpose of yoga, and explains how health, peace and joy are only the side benefits, not the true goal of yoga. He elaborates on the immense capabilities that lie untapped in every human being, which can be uncovered if explored the inner dimensions of the human being.
Yoga not only helps one gain inner peace and stability of mind, it provides with spiritual benefits, such as spiritual healing power as well.
A human being operates on three levels: mental, spiritual and physical, yoga helps promote a balanced development of all the three. While other form of exercises develops a person mentally and physically only, the potential of yoga scales up to the spiritual benefits as well.
The Yoga and meditation exercises pumps the body up with healing power, power that heals one spiritually:
It promotes self healing. Along with this yoga removes negativity from the mind and toxins from the body thus enhancing the personal power and true potential of the human.
The aspirant feels rejuvenated and energized. Thus, yoga imparts upon every one the powers to control body and mind. It also helps in improving attention, focus and concentration, and effective in reducing stress and tension in the physical body by activating the nervous system