WHAT IS SHIVA YOGA
ज्ञानं शिवमयं भक्ति: शैवी ध्यानं शिवात्मकम् । शैवव्रतं शिवार्चेति शिवयोगो हि पञ्चधा ।।
Shiva Yoga is considered to be the most sacred and powerful yoga. Shiva yoga is a living path of inner transformation to enlightenment. It addresses perpetual questions of our origin, destiny, purpose, the purpose of the cosmos, love and faith. This yoga is derived from ancient techniques but simplified now and amalgamated with modern wisdom.
According to Shiv Yoga, all universe is Shiva. We are attached with Shiva where we are free from suffering and pain. We have taken birth to attain eternal bliss and are beyond worldly happiness and grief. This yoga is based on Advaita Philosophy. The philosophy says that there is a bond of jeevatma with shiva. And the jeevatma should know the ultimate reality that is Mukti and Kaivalya.
Shiva Yoga can connect devotees in a contemporary and accessible manner to the advantages of ancient Indian philosophy & lifestyle.
Advaita Philosophy is derived from ancient scriptures and tantras. Shiva yoga path had converted it according to the modern situations and living patterns basically.
Shiva Yoga techniques and methdology are based on the the teachings of these supreme Gurus.
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