"We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world."
Yoga refers to traditional physical, mental, and spiritual disciplines, originating in South Asia, whose goal is the attainment of a state of perfect spiritual insight and tranquility.
We at Amitabha Buddhist Society believe that a healthy nation exists only when the people living in that nation are healthy but there are people those who are either very poor that they don’t know about healthy living because of lack of education and even because people those who are educated but do not have time to pay attention towards their health. So we at ABS promote Yoga as it is a Scientific System of physical and mental excellence which requires obedience to certain rules, principle and methodology in order to acquire satisfactory results. But if these rules and principles are not followed it may cause reverse results, i.e. harm and injury to the body. Yoga helps in stress relief, pain relief, better breathing, flexibility and increased strength, weight management; focus on the present, inner peace. It gives inner powers, calmness, and satisfaction.
So we at ABS provide the classes and good instructors to teach all the steps of yoga and people will overcome with their myth that it is not just an exercise. The benefits of yoga are extensive. Not only does yoga affect the physical aspect of the body, it addresses the mind and spirit as well. Daily practice of yoga is a great way to help relieve the stress of your day and can bring a sense of well-being to your life. Even it gives inner potential to overcome egoistic nature.
We at ABS aim towards spreading the knowledge that with increased flexibility, strength and better posture. Another benefit of yoga is the increased body awareness. This heightened awareness tells you more quickly when you're slouching or slumping so you can adjust your posture.
There are many disciplines of yoga emphasizing different aspects or combination of mind body spirit. Through practices of holding a variety of body positions or asanas, and the centering of the mind and breath in a meditative way, the practitioner increases body awareness, posture, flexibility of body and mind and calmness of spirit.
We at ABS have done deep study and got great experience with yoga and found out that Yoga is a scientific system of physical and mental practices that originated in India more than three thousand years ago. Its purpose is to help each one of us achieve our highest potential and to experience enduring health and happiness. With yoga, we can extend our healthy, productive years far beyond the accepted norm and, at the same time; improve the quality of our lives.
We at ABS facilitate expert instructors those who can teach yoga and promotes health and well-being through physical exercise. The regular practice of asanas, and breathing exercises (pranayama), makes the body strong, supple and healthy. It has a profound effect on the circulation, keeping all systems in radiant health and leading to greater energy, better concentration, and a happier, more fulfilling life. Many common physical ailments can also be improved through the regular practice of yoga, and it is never too late or too early in life to take it up. Anyone can practice yoga. Yoga and Health are closely related. Yoga is a popular aid in improving both physical and mental health. This is basically the most common goal of people who practice Yoga - for health reasons. Some of the important we want every to be educated about the benefits of Yoga, which includes anti-ageing, balance and flexibility of body, increase in knowledge and wealth, improvement in mental health and development of personal and social values. Yoga also helps in improving strength, and reducing weight. Yoga makes you feel good. Yoga is relaxing. It's energizing. It's strengthening. Yoga cures different incurable diseases.
Hence, we at ABS support you and you support us in making our nation healthy through practicing yoga.