Meditation (Skt. ध्यान, dhyāna)
is long-term focus, retention of a single-pointed consciousness on one object.
is a formula of sacred sounds, the power of spiritual energy.
These are physical and mental practices, which help us to develop concentration and train not only our body, but also our mind, that allows us to overcome illnesses, changes, preserve physical and psychical health.
is regulation, control of breathing. Pranajama accumulates the resources of vital energy. Its primary purpose is the regulation of bodily functions and their compatibility with cosmic rhythms. The breathing practice harmonises and stabilises processes in the body, helps to relieve tension and avoid many illnesses, calms thoughts, provides emotional stability and assists with control of behaviour.
Shatkarmas (Skt. षट्कर्मन्, ṣaṭkarman) and diet.
Shatkarmas are yoga practices that cleanse the body from accumulated toxins. These practices enhance physical health and restore the balance of body functions.
A yoga practitioner’s diet should be moderate, and the food should be light and of the right combination with account of natural conditions, the person’s age, illnesses and genetics.
It is the salutation to the Sun and the worshipping of everything He represents at the macro and micro cosmic levels.