Classical Model of YT
As per yoga psychology, for four personalities- emotive, rational, volitional and dynamic, four yogic streams- Bhakti, Gyan, Raj and Karma, are recommended for their optimal development (Satyananda, 2002).
- a) Physique: Postures, Optimal Diet, Discipline, Fasting and PanchaTattwa Sadhana
- b) Mind: Pranayam, Gestures, Psychic Locks, Mantra, Tratak, Study of Self-Introspective Literatures, PanchaTanmatraSadhana
- c) Heart: Meditation, Atamabodha, Tattwabodha, Corporate Social Responsibilities
- d) Spirit: Donation, Service, Kirtan, Prayer, SohamSadhana, Nadyog
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