Modern world and lifestyle has taken a toll on our lives and has tremendously increased stress and other illnesses. To cope up and tackle these issues many are resorting back to the ancient practices of yoga and meditation. Yoga an ancient spiritual art that birthed in India aims to help the practitioner to raise their awareness and unite their consciousness with the divine. Yoga uses the techniques of breathing control, stretching and relaxing the body muscles. Similarly meditation is another spiritual art or practice of training the mind to enter a state of consciousness through deep concentration and breathing methods.
Both Yoga and meditation has played a vital role in tackling the stressful life of the modern world. And they are taught everywhere in India. Many yoga and meditation centres and ashrams have opened up and are teaching people the methods and techniques of yoga and meditation. There are many renowned international yoga and meditation centres located in many places. And ashrams which are communities where people with similar spiritual goals, live and study and practice together are found everywhere. Most of these centres and ashrams provide courses and trainings on yoga and meditation.