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Yoga

In the West, Yoga has become associated with Hatha Yoga, which stresses physical exercises as a way to improved health. However the ancient science of Yoga has been practised for many centuries as a practical way for aspirants to attain self realisation and enlightenment.

The word Yoga comes from the word to unite. In a spiritual sense Yoga is the attempt to unite Man with God, the Supreme Consciousness. A man or woman who seeks after this union or self realisation is called a Yogi or Yogin.

The four main branches of Yoga are:

Yoga has strong roots in the tradition of Hinduism, but elements of Yoga are practicised by other religions and spiritual paths.

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