Margas are the main paths, according to the Bhagavad Gita and other historical yoga documents. The engagement of one a single or multiple paths assit in reaching the ultimate goal of Yoga – “Kaivalya.” Each path has the goal of releasing the self from the mundane physical world, which is often labeled as achieving “moksha” or freedom.
The main paths of Yoga are:
Each is suited to a different temperament or approach to life.
As the modern integrates Yoga into it other branches are evolving, such as Hatha, and older ones are being revealed like Tantra. This introductory video shares a bit about each.
**An additional interpretation of the Yoga paths from the Sivananda Perspective.
1976 Yoga demonstration and spoken definition of Yoga.
As Science becomes more subtle in its ability to measure, it is discovering that the wisdom of Yoga is actually objectively quantifiable. Join us on a journey through the very latest medical and scientific research about the healing benefits of Yoga.