By Stefan Mager

While millions of people around the world practice yoga every day, few are aware that the term YOGA actually relates to a much broader concept than physical exercise. As its greatest expansion the purpose of yoga is the development of the mind to a point where the individual’s mind merges with the Hindu concept of the UNIVERSAL MIND. The practice of Yoga is ancient and it is believed that SHIVA handed down the knowledge to his divine consort PARVATI. Yoga originated as part of the Vedic sciences where its origins are clouded in mystery.

This guide offers a comprehensive overview of the subject and can help to decide which type of yoga is best for you.