Today we live in a world that is largely technological. We are surrounded by machines and structures that are the product of human labor, the product of the reshaping of the world to meet human desires. Moreover, while some of these technologies are the result of thousands of years of craft work, many are the result of scientific breakthroughs. For example, electric lighting, computers, genetically engineered food, many household chemicals and plastics are the result of scientific knowledge in physics, chemistry and biology applied to transform nature.
Because sport is part of society let’s consider some of the relationship between sport and other social institutions. This is only a quick summary to demonstrate the significance of sport in the modern world. I have provided a bibliography of books which I found helpful when taking a more in-depth insight into the sociology of sport.
The process of yoga is an ascent into the purity of the absolute perfection that is the essential state of all human beings. This goal requires the removal of over enveloping personal impurities, the stilling of our lower feelings and thoughts, and the establishment of a state of inner balance and harmony. All the methods of yoga are based on the perfection of our personalities and may help to create a new world order.
If the aspects of our daily lives are well balanced, then certainly we can make progress in yoga in the modern world. Regardless of where we live or what we do, we can create a life conducive to yoga.