What is Esoteric Yoga?
What is Esoteric Yoga?
In very practical terms, union is a way to live with great respect, self-care and love for our body, honouring the wisdom and guidance it provides as we go about our daily living.
Yoga today has lost its way. The purpose of yoga is to develop union with our Soul as a natural way of being and living. Yoga practised in the form of asanas or forms of mind and breath control can be used as a form of distraction and thus an avoidance of true stillness and union. The introduction of postures and physical activities in the last two centuries has led modern yoga away from its true purpose and source, that is, to re-connect and support us on the return to our divine way of being and living.
Although we are ‘human beings’, we could now be more aptly known as ‘human doings’. Our modern day lives are characterised by excessive motion, busyness, distraction and stimulation, driven by a dominant mind. What balances this excess motion and re-connects us to what life is truly about is stillness.
Esoteric Yoga is the Yoga of Stillness. It is a self-healing modality that epitomises the truth of yoga. Esoteric Yoga was founded by Serge Benhayon of Universal Medicine and has its foundations in Raja Yoga, as was so clearly set down by Patanjali, over 2000 years prior to our current day. Esoteric Yoga is clearly needed, for we are currently in a period of time where so many find themselves a long way away from the stillness within, and a sense of who they truly are.
Esoteric Yoga offers a confirmation of a true known way of being and living – mind & body in union. It is a reminder of how simple and normal it is to be ourselves.
Esoteric Yoga helps us to understand that how we are living impacts our health and vitality. If how we are living is creating how we feel, then by making changes to the way in which we live, we have the choice to change how we feel.
How we are living creates the stress, tension, pain, illness and disease we then live with. Or how we are living creates the love, joy, harmony, stillness and truth we live with. Epigenetics is leading the way in bringing the understanding of lifestyle choices to humanity from a scientific perspective. From an energetic perspective we know this through our ability to feel the impact of our choices in our body, of which Esoteric Yoga clearly allows us to become more aware.
The power of Esoteric Yoga lays in its offering of a true stop to any pace and momentum that may be harming the body. It provides participants the space and time to re-connect with their body, to listen to all that the body is attempting to share and re-discover their true way of being and moving from a foundation of stillness. From a place of connection with self, Esoteric Yoga presents us with the opportunity to consider and look at:
- The quality in which we move
- The intentions behind why we move the way we do
- How we feel throughout our day as a result of our choices
What people are truly asking for today is a simple way to re-connect. The Yoga that is most needed to assist people to understand the process of connection and return to union, is the Yoga of Stillness.
Esoteric Yoga develops the quality that becomes the movement that you will magnify through-out your body.
Esoteric Yoga is the Yoga of Stillness~ Serge Benhayon
The history of Esoteric Yoga
Introducing the history and teachers of Raja Yoga and Esoteric Yoga and how it awakens and communicates with our body.