Importance Of Yoga In Modern World

In the modern world, 2020 everyone wants to survive in this modern life. Everyone is fighting for our survival, behind that we humans suffer every day from more and more physical and psychological stress, sometimes we control or sometimes we can’t but How could we end them? We could end them by Yoga.

Yoga is a good exercise, and its invention found in India so many years before. We do not have even free time for ourselves in 24 hours, it is really tough to find out the time for you nowadays. But If we will not do it then we will be in a problem one day, so if you want to be fit, active, calm, and (desirable) than you have to get some time for yourself. Yoga is essential in your daily life.

In our daily life, it could be an arrangement of work on comprising eight levels of advancement in the territories of physical, mental, social, and otherworldly well-being?

It has been underscored that each activity is polished gradually, organizing development with the breath, stopping unloving in each position and dependable with full fixation. In Meditation Yoga which represents as you concentrate on breathing while you holding the postures. This imagination regarding breath is quieting it disintegrates stress and tension. But we could learn how to face them.

Yoga is so popular in India. In India, Rishikesh is so famous for yoga it is also known as “capital of yoga world” and there are so many famous schools like Shiva Tattva Yoga. In the incoming demand for Yoga, it becomes so popular in the last few years. “Yoga is a Discipline not less than 5000 years old which can help human life to move towards higher states of harmony and peace both as an individual and a social being.”

Understanding Yoga

The term yoga means the art of joining. Yoga is that which unites. As Swami Vivekananda puts it Yoga is the means of compressing “one’s evolution into a single life or a few months or even a few hours of one’s bodily existence”. Generally, there is a growth process due to interactions with nature in all creation. But it may take millions of years for this natural growth that is the long instinctive way in animals.

The need for Yoga in the Modern World

Yoga is done by many breathing exercises, postures, and meditation. Although manhood has entered a period of well advanced hi-tech medical facilities which makes life more comfortable, the quality of life still seems to be far from reality. Problems like stress, anxiety, restlessness, nervous breakdown, other stress-related ailments, fatigue breaking up of families, suicides are all on an exponential rise. The insecure patients are now moving towards alternative non-scientific therapies for a better living. i.e. Yoga. Yoga with its multifold advantages is gaining popularity in all parts of the world.

Due to the modern lifestyle, man is suffering from various postural irregularities and diseases like Obesity, Hypertension, Diabetes, Migraine, Cervical, Backaches, Depression, Anxiety, Cancer, Insomnia, Constipation, Allergy, Asthma, Cardiac diseases, etc. Various postural irregularities like Hypnosis, lordosis, scoliosis, knocked knee, etc. can be seen in the modern population. For these abnormalities congenital can be there, but the acquired especially the lifestyle of an individual is more responsible than any other reason.

What are the benefits of yoga?

  • Improves your flexibility
  • Builds muscle strength
  • Perfects your posture
  • Prevents cartilage and joint breakdown
  • Protects your spine
  • Betters your bone health
  • Increases your blood flow
  • Drains your lymph and boost immunity


Physical benefits

There are many health benefits from yoga, studies have shown that yoga can relieve much common and life-threatening illness such as arthritis, chronic fatigue, diabetes, AIDS, asthma high blood pressure, back pain, weight reduction, obesity, common cold, constipation, epilepsy, skin problems, and respiration problems. Yoga also helps in the reintegration of new and old injuries. Yoga asana like Bhujangasana, Matyasayasana, Chaka asana, etc. yields the best result, but in the advanced stage of diseases, SUK sham Yoga is helpful as muscles are too weak to bear with the stress of asana.

Psychological benefits

Regular yoga practice helps you to become normal from your abnormal stage of living, it also gives you mental clarity and calmness, increases body awareness, relieves stress patterns, relaxes the minds, and increases concentration. Yoga is a tool with the help of this tool in which one can cope with their problems, helps to end with the feeling of helplessness and depression. Yogic breathing and stretching exercises give better results in mental, and physical energy and improved mood.

Yoga is a personal practice

Yoga teaches us to become peace of mind, spiritual, calm and better person in life. You cannot have sympathy for others until you first have had sympathy for yourself. It is respect for the self, the moving away from the sense of competition, the eradication of stress, and the moving towards a deep sense of peace that makes yoga is a special philosophy in modern time.

Overall, the benefits of yoga practice are very practical in practice and very beneficial in life. In this modern world 2020, there are so many reasons to feel stress, depression but yoga is the perfect medicine to gives us strong connectivity with our original sense of peace.



Yoga is a multidimensional aspect and day by day its scope has increased in the modern life of the 21st century. It is obvious that yoga is a boon for the ‘modern Generation’ twenty-first century which has become a victim of everyday stress. In India, our Prime minister Narendra Modi Ji 21st June has declared as “International Yoga Day” all over the world, and it has celebrated all over the world. Today, yoga is a painkilling and stress throwing worldwide phenomenon, it has taken the world by the tempest and is gaining reputation day by day. It is desirable that yoga must be made an integral part of our education as well as health care systems. Yoga is dependable with our civilization and harmonizing with science, so, it is our primary duty to recommend it further.

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