The Pancha Kosha Theory explains that stress originates in the manomaya kosha (mind), it disturbs the pranamaya kosha (bio-cosmic body) and then manifests as disease in the annamaya kosha (physical body).Medicine works on the effect but not the cause of the disease.
What Is The Solution?
Yoga is a drugless therapy that cleanses and balances a persons complete self at all levels. A yogic diet, asanas and pranayama relax and strengthen the physical body. Basic regimens and different pranayama methods purify all of the energy channels and steady the breath; meditation techniques calm and stabilize the mind. Medical scientists are thoroughly investigating the physiological, metabolic and neuro-endocrinal changes that occur in the body due to practicing yoga, such as the effect on glucose levels, hormones and neurotransmitters.
Apart from the evidence of yogas value gained through medical research, yoga is highly rich in philosophical literature and thoughts. The concept of yoga and its philosophy originated from the distant past, and has been followed for centuries with a systematic and holistic approach. Yoga is a complete prescription for a healthy body and mind, leading to a better quality of life.
Traditional yoga helps us to become more aware of the bodys posture, alignment and pattern of movement with breathing. Even in a stressful environment, traditional yoga makes us more relaxed, physically and mentally.
Due to the global financial meltdown, many industries may collapse. However, it is yoga that will ignite the hope of the young generation to develop as a global industry, which will help to develop their careers with self-satisfaction and service motto.
Yoga is not a religion, a philosophical doctrine or mysticism. It is the wisdom of life. It is an experience. Yoga is the intelligent and self-conscious effort of people towards achieving universal existence. Yoga brings a message of hope to the forlorn, joy to the depressed, strength to the weak and knowledge to the ignorant. Yoga is a means by which people can transcend human limitations and become the Cosmic Man.