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2016, Vol. 3, Issue 6, Part H

Modern lifestyle and Yoga: An analysis

Author(s): Dr. Shyam Sundar Rath

With the advancement of science and technology, men have conquered many aspects and achieve things beyond our imagination. Scientists, technocrats and all the resource persons in different fields changed our world in a place of abundance, comfort, luxury and convert the most complex phenomenon into a simple form. But, the mankind is still in danger. The research in medical and health eradicate most of the communicable diseases and people are no longer lives but much more of those lives spent living in ill health. The quality of life deteriorated gradually. It is found that seven out of every ten deaths are caused by conditions like heart disease, stroke, diabetes, kidney damages. One of the major causes this health problems is modern lifestyle habits. The modern lifestyle gives us with comfort and convenience, but the people do not take care of their health. Our materialistic greediness day by day increases like acquisition of more sophisticated consumer and household items, purchasing of new plots or flats, more jewellery items, luxury vehicles etc that troubles our mind and our mind became uncontrolled. The environmental pollution, lack of noble thoughts and virtues, depended and more crazy towards junk food and sedentary lifestyle habits also leads to a daily stressful life and these are the cause of all troubles in modern life. All this trouble can be avoided if only we are more cautious about our health and lifestyle habits and yoga is an ideal solution for all these problems. The beauty of yoga is that it is for all people, regardless of their age, lifestyle, finances, health, religion, family relations, circumstances etc. The main aim of yoga is to attain peace and tranquility within and it is not necessary to give up our normal living to find this. Everybody can receive the benefits of yoga. Yoga works on a practical level and does not expect extraordinary conditions of self-discipline; instead it allows us to enjoy the good things in life, provided we do not become a slave of our desires.

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Dr. Shyam Sundar Rath. Modern lifestyle and Yoga: An analysis. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2016;3(6):445-447.

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