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Do you think you know all about Yoga? If Yes, You Must Read

Nowadays, to achieve a healthy body, the knowledge of yoga and the practice of different –different yoga postures and exercises can be very beneficial. As we all know that, “Yoga” consists of principles and observations of the connection between the mind and body. With the knowledge of yoga can be greatly improved with the regular practice of the yoga poses.  Yoga is an art or a science that promotes better health and a higher quality of living. The knowledge of yoga along with its practice can help a person attain a better level of mental, physical, spiritual, emotional and social health. So, today we are sharing some general knowledge question answer about yoga for those people who are not familiar with yoga and want to know about Yoga.

General Knowledge about Yoga

  1. Who is known as the father of Yoga? -Maharishi Patanjali

  2. A word “Yoga” comes from which language? – Sanskrit

  3. Surya Namaskar Asana is measured to be a complete exercise for the body? – Yes

  4. When was the second International Day of Yoga celebrated in India? - 21st June

  5. Name the title of the book released on 17th June’15 that has been compiled by Dr. Imran Chaudhary and Abhijeet Singh published by Muslim Rashtriya Manch? - Yoga and Islam

  6. How many UN member countries celebrated the International Day of Yoga?- 192

  7. When did the UN General Assembly announce 21st June as the International Yoga Day? - 11th Dec 2014

  8. First International Day of Yoga would be celebrated at the historic National Mall in Washington featuring yoga demonstrations by experts and Indian dance &music on ______________? -21st June 2015

  9. In which city, Indian Health Minister has inaugurated a Photo-Exhibition on Yoga- “Yoga for All, Yoga for Health” on 19th May’15?- Geneva

  10. The maiden International Day of Yoga was celebrated on ______.? - 21st June’15

  11. How many records have been set by International Yoga day celebrations at Rajpath in New Delhi?- 2

  12. What is the lotus pose? - Cross-legged sitting asana

  13. Where is Hatha Yoga most often practiced?- Indian and Tibetan traditions

  14. The Yoga symbol “Om” is found in what two cultural philosophies? - Hindu culture

  15. What is the Samadhi? - A trance or state of bliss

  16. What is the meaning of Hatha? - Ha=Sun, Tha=Moon; representing duality in balance

  17. What is chakra? -The wheel of light which it refers to the seven physical areas of the body.

  18. The Asana is defined as?- Posture or devoted to the practice of the yoga postures

  19. How many classic Asanas were enlisted in the initial texts?- 84 classic asanas

  20. How many different Asana does Surya Namaskar comprise of?- 12 Powerful Yoga Asanas

  21. Yoga has eight components, also known as the eightfold path of life — Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Dhyana, Samadhi are five of them. Which are the other three?- Yama, Dharana, Pratyahara

  22. The word “Yoga” comes from Sanskrit. What is the literal meaning of this word?- Joining together

  23. Yoga has many practitioners in the West and several Hollywood celebrities such as Adam Levine and Julia Roberts have endorsed it. Indra Devi is credited with introducing Yoga to the West. Which country did she belong to?- Russian

  24. Bharat Thakur is an internationally renowned name in the field of yoga instructors and a celebrity in his own right. Which new field of yoga did he lay the foundation for?- Artistic Yoga

  25. An Indian youth organization entered the Limca Book of Records for simultaneously performing Yoga for the longest duration. Which organization was this?- NCC

  26. Which yoga pose is most frequently associated with experiencing unexpected emotional release?- Pigeon Pose

  27. One of the most prominent health effects of yoga is-Stress Reduction

  28. What is the name of the authoritative text on yoga philosophy, written over 2000 years ago by a sage called Patanjali?- Yoga Sutra

  29. ‘Yama' and 'Niyama' are part of what kind of practice?- Moral and ethics

  30. What is the meaning of the word 'Hatha'?- Sun and Moon

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