Essays Tagged: "Yoga"

Buddhism and Modern Life.

Talks about how Buddhism has been brought into the life of ordinary people, through yoga, etc.Along with the reading in The Diamond Sutra & The Sutra of Hui-Neng I ran into some ar ... htened because they are not disillusioned by impermepance of feelings and desires.Also Buddhist Yoga seems to be a new modern "trend" that even seems to be prescribed by many doctors to help peopl ...

(2 pages) 95 0 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Description of the four Hindu paths to "Brahman"/God and which one appeals to me the most.

around today. There are four basic spiritual personality types for which Hinduism gives a distinct yoga that focuses on the type's strong point. The point of the yogas is to reveal the underlying div ... he yogas is to reveal the underlying divinity in humans. These are the different paths to God.Jnana yoga is the path to God through knowledge. This is for those who are thinkers. The Jnana strive to i ...

(2 pages) 105 0 2.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

"M.U.R.D.E.R." -A Study System

(1 pages) 48 2 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

History of Yoga.

athing. Now doesn't that feel good? You may not know it but you just practiced the simplest form of yoga. Americans today use simple breathing techniques like this and other more complicated technique ... lth, reach a higher state of consciousness, and ultimately to fully understand themselves. Although yoga came to the states nearly 50 years ago and was adopted for its physical benefits, it began more ...

(3 pages) 76 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Benefits of Yoga.

the body" or "physical art", you may be surprised to know that these words refer to the practice of yoga. Contrary to what some believe, yoga is more than just a lot of strange poses used to increase ... elieve, yoga is more than just a lot of strange poses used to increase flexibility. The benefits of yoga are physical as well as psychological and emotional.As a person fits a regular yoga routine int ...

(2 pages) 106 1 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Informative speech on Pilates

what Pilates is, how it came about and why some people use it. Pilates is a workout that can, like yoga, be done anywhere, anytime, for as long as one wishes.Pilates was invented almost a hundred yea ... ealth problems and began to study anatomy and both Eastern and Western forms of exercise (including yoga, Zen and ancient Greek and Roman routines). By the age of 14, he has overcome his bad health an ...

(4 pages) 137 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Analyse culturele trends; Faith Popcorn - Clicking

wel die in bepaalde landen dan weer even sterk aanwezig is als in de VS, bijvoorbeeld in Nederland. Yoga en Oosterse levenswijzen zijn heel goed geïntegreerd in onze samenleving want ook hier kan ... het feit dat Verankering hier ook aanwezig is.1.4. Toepassingen in Europa/BelgiëProductniveau: yogalessen, een hemelbed, Oosterse gerechten, Ola ijsjes die de zeven hoofdzonden vertegenwoordigen, ...

(5 pages) 43 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The Four Yogis

JNANA YOGA is the Yoga of wisdom or thinking. It is based on the study of oneself. Jnana Yoga suggests tha ... n we remove the obstruction of our ignorance and illusions. Rather than being based on faith, Jnana Yoga encourages enquiry and questioning. It is the Yoga of Seeing and Being, asking us to look and d ... This happens through the awakening of perception and watchfulness in our daily life. BHAKTI YOGA is the Yoga of devotion and love. It is the most like world religions in that it consists of pr ...

(2 pages) 49 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Health Improvement project

would like to quit smoking and I would like to replace that negative habit for starting to practice yoga and meditation. In achieving this goal I will help my chest congestion, my overall health will ... eving this goal I will help my chest congestion, my overall health will get better due to quitting. Yoga and meditation will help calm and relax me while getting through withdraws that come from smoki ...

(2 pages) 35 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Four Yoga's Summarizations This is a short essay about the four yoga's in buddhism along with a choice, as requested by the instructor, as to which yoga best discribes mr beliefs.

The Four Yoga's Summarizations Jnana Yoga - The way to god through knowledge: to transcend the smallne ... is out of site. This power is done in three stages, learning, thinking and knowledge. Bhakti Yoga - The way to god through love: to love god dearly with no ulterior motives. Not to identify wit ... a personal god. Very similar to Christianity where one loves and believes faithfully. Karma Yoga -The way to god through work: A way for self-transcendence through working not for reward or re ...

(1 pages) 36 1 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Bikram Yoga

Final Exam PaperSummer '04Bikram Yoga Yogiraj Bikram Choudhury is the founder of the Yoga College of India and the art of Bikr ... e art of Bikram Yoga. Bikram was born in Calcutta and at the age of four, he was already practicing yoga. He was dedicated and gifted and at the age of 13, he won the National India Yoga contest. Bikr ... y within six months. Upon his miraculous recovery he was asked to spread the word and start several yoga schools in India, and then Japan. The schools were very successful and Bikram has since brought ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

"The Man Who Studied Yoga", by Norman Mailer: "Dissatisfaction with our lives."

more or they don't settle and wish that they had. According to Sam Slovoda in "The Man Who Studied Yoga" by Norman Mailer, "many people are dissatisfied with the present, and either dream of the past ...

(4 pages) 19 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A comparison of Hinduism and Theosophy

on of them. Some of their most central elements are similar such as, the practice of meditation and yoga and the belief in reincarnation and karma, yet they use different functions of each. Theosophy ... closer to the Dharma one must fulfill the role in their respective stage of life, choose a path in yoga and mediation to follow, and follow strict moral guidelines. Once you have maintained the conce ...

(8 pages) 72 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

The cardiovascular effects of garlic consumption

as terms such as alternative and naturopathic medicine become more and more popular. Whether it is yoga or taking vitamins or supplements of some variety, research is now being conducted at an increa ...

(13 pages) 38 0 4.5 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Art Of Yoga

THE ART OF YOGA Yoga means union, union of mind, body and spirit, with union comes balance. Through daily pract ... s union, union of mind, body and spirit, with union comes balance. Through daily practice of simple yoga postures you will increase your stamina strengthen your body, become more supple and relaxed, y ... pple and relaxed, you will begin to feel a serenity of mind.In this hectic world the ancient art of yoga offers a way to balance. Each posture is designed to work deeply and consistently on an area of ...

(1 pages) 401 1 0.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

BE HEALTHY WITH YOGA

oung!”? Would you want to practice you mind to be stronger? If your answer is “yes”, YOGA will be a good choice. I have done yoga for 3 years, and I found both the short-term and long-t ... years, and I found both the short-term and long-term benefits which occur with me. Because of doing yoga, my life has a positive change completely. I have a strong conscious to solve some problems. Al ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.7 Jan/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Fitness

Swimming, Cycling, Running, Walking.c. Flexibility Gymnastics, Dancing, Ballet, Stretching, Yoga, Martial Arts.3. Why is it important for people of all ages to keep fit? It is importan ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Benefits of Taekwondo

t attracts many student of various age. It has the grace of a ballerina and flexibility training of yoga, mental discipline of Aikido and defense action of Judo. Taekwondo affects the individual on th ...

(1 pages) 2432 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports