• Philosophy

    Practicing Yoga In The Present Age

    Today many people are interested in Yoga. To most, yoga is a form of exercise or some sitting postures for keeping the body fit. The real purpose of Yoga, however, is to connect the minute soul to the Supersoul. Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa is the Supreme Personality of Godhead. He is the ultimate object of yoga. Hence one of Kṛṣṇa’s names is yogeśvara, the master of yoga. In India, those who are serious about practicing yoga go to a secluded place in the Himalayas where in solitude, they follow a very restrictive process for eating and sleeping. Their strict rules and regulations include brahmacharya or celibacy. Scriptures say, yoga indriya-saṁyama, which means…