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Yoga at Varanasi

Varanasi has been a great center of Indian philosophy, spiritualism, Ayurveda, Yoga and mysticism. Yoga is a way of balancing and harmonizing the body, mind and emotions. Yoga is done through the practice of asana (the physical exercise), pranayama (the breathing technique) and mudra. All these practices purify the body, mind and energy system to prepare the ground for higher practice of meditation and for the ultimate experience of cosmic consciousness. Yoga AT Varanasi
Described by the ancient Indian scriptures as the communion of individual soul with the universal soul or God, "Yoga" the ancient Indian discipline is highly relevent in the modern day context. There are different forms Yoga, i.e Hatha Yoga, Raja Yoga, Karma Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Jnana Yoga, Mantra Yoga and Laya Yoga, provides the finest system of education and brings out the best in a person. There are separate faculties and departments of Yoga, Ayurveda, and Meditation and Astrology in B.H.U. and Sampurnanand Sanskrit University. Varanasi is the center for Yoga, Ayurveda, Meditation and Astrology.

Following are main centers for Yoga, Meditation and Astrology.
Man Mandir
Bhring Sanhita Kendra, Bhadaini
Center For Yoga & Meditation, Nirala Nagar
Pragya Yoga Institute, Jagat Ganj
Gayan Pravah
Kashi Yoga Sangh, Sankat Mochan
International Yoga & Meditation Centre, Nagawa

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  Being the oldest city of the world and an important   Hindu pilgrimage center, Varanasi attracts a large   number of people from all over the world. For   centuries, Varanasi is famous for spiritualism, .