In the practice of yoga great importance is proper nutrition. Without it is impossible to achieve good results in the purification and recovery of the body and achieve longevity. In the treatise on yoga "Hatha Yoga Pradipika" provides comprehensive guidance on a balanced diet to practice Hatha yoga.12.07.2017 17:51
In practice yoga of great importance is proper nutrition. Without it is impossible to achieve good results in the purification and recovery of the body and achieve longevity. In the treatise on yoga "Hatha Yoga Pradipika" provides comprehensive guidance on a balanced diet to practice Hatha yoga.
During the meal is the opening of the subconscious, it is therefore very important, in what mood the person is in this moment. The yogi would not take food if he's too tired, is depressed or excited. Initially, you need to bring the internal state to a full order. Before a meal essential condition is prayer. Yogi mentally gives his food to the God (Shiva, Krishna, the absolute). It is necessary for the eradication of the feeling of ego or "I" that is the main objective of yoga practice.
One of the most important rules is very thorough chewing of food. In the system of Taoist yoga, even there is a saying: "water, eat food and drink." This means that the process of grinding particles of food need to spend considerable time. The stomach should not unnecessarily be overflowing with food. The yogis say that half of the stomach is for food, a quarter filled with water and the other quarter with air.
In ancient times for food were treated as the medicine that gives energy. Now in the modern civilization a lot of people use food for pleasure and attempts to run away from the disappointments of life and ourselves. The desire to "jam" problems leads to the accumulation of excess weight and increasing diseases. The yogi, realizing this must relate to food is a healing tool that helps to cleanse the body and mind.
In the Scripture on yoga, States that the people involved in asanas, avoid foods: sour, bitter, spicy. You can't consume meat, alcohol, cheese, fish, garlic, mustard, sesame...
you Need to avoid concentrated foods that increase acidity in the stomach and greasy and stale. Write re-heated on the fire, so it should be avoided. In such food get bacteria that lead to indigestion. In the process of digestion takes up a large amount of energy, so you need to strive to use products so that they blend together.
Favourable food for yoga is: wheat, rice, cereals, barley. For variety, it is necessary to use milk, ginger, water, honey...
Thanks to grain person gets the necessary vitamins. Milk has a beneficial effect on the stomach. Pure spring water is no less important than food, so use it to be a significant amount.
Through proper diet yogi can achieve great heights in the practice, with beneficial impact on health and further progress on the chosen spiritual path.