International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part B
Nonviolent lifestyle: Gandhian tenets in Patanjali’s yogic observances
AUTHOR(S): Dr. R Vetric Karthick and N Asha
In this Materialistic world, everything is being commercialized and even Yoga is not an exception. Gradually Yoga is being corporatized especially in the western world, is been Multi dollar business and the core values of Patanjali’s Yoga sutras are ignored. Ultimate objective of yoga is attainment of glorified wisdom. MK Gandhi, a spiritualist in nature, believed in the means than the ends. Hence the researcher examined the need of nonviolent life style in a yogic path. He formulated a conceptual framework of nonviolent lifestyle and its components. He identified Gandhi’s observances from the Patanjali’s yoga sutra. If one can add these observances in his life style, truly Asanas and Pranayamas will yield its maximum benefit i.e highest level of wisdom or Super consciousness or Samadhi.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. R Vetric Karthick, N Asha. Nonviolent lifestyle: Gandhian tenets in Patanjali’s yogic observances. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):56-58.