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The Sanskrit word "Yoga" ("to join" in English) literally means “union” or “connection”.
The word Yoga ("to join" in English) literally means “union” or “connection”. It is a state of “Union” between the Individual Self and the Divine Self, the connection of our consciousness with the infinite power that created the universe. Yoga is therefore a level of enlightened consciousness, similar to the Self-Realization of Buddhism.
This enlightenment or Yoga happens when a sacred energy called Kundalini, residing in the sacrum bone of each human being is awakened and rises to the top of the head of the practitioner, opening the last energy center or chakra. This is the supreme goal of Yoga, leading to inner bliss, peace, balance, and a feeling of complete satisfaction and harmony.
The physical forms of yoga widely practiced nowadays, are actually only a small part of a much wider method of self development to reach that enlightened state of consciousness that is called Yoga. With the practice of Sahaja Yoga meditation, this ultimate and distant goal is brought within reach, as the first step in a process of self-development and self-transformation.
Sahaja Yoga Foundation of Thailand is not-for-profit and dedicated to promote self-development and self-realization through Sahaja Yoga meditation. It aims to promote social harmony and the blossoming of practitioners’ potential, nurturing the fundamental values of innocence, empathy and compassion.