Word of the Week


posted Jun 30, 2010, 10:59 AM by Avadhoot Dandekar   [ updated Jun 19, 2011, 3:40 AM by Avadhoot Dandekar ]

The word Yoga योग ) is a Sanskrit word. The word has many meanings. The Sanskrit language was similar to the English language when it comes to the meanings of the words. Like the English words the Sanskrit words have several meanings. The word Yoga has been derived from the Sanskrit root Yuj, meaning to control, to unite, to yoke, to make one. It also means to signify continuity. Yoga is a systematic science to ultimately come to the understanding that the body and soul are not two different things. It is similar to the understanding of the quantum physics today that the whole universe is an interconnected oneness.

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