Pantajali's Yoga Philosophy: yoga philosophy


Thepreciserootofyogaisstilamystery.Thereissomeevidencetoindicate thatearlyformsofyogamayhaveoccuredasfarbackas2500-1500BCEinthe IndusValeyregionofIndia.Sculpturesoffiguressitinginwhatlookslikelotus postureshavebeenfoundfrom thisperiod,butsincethescriptthataccompanies thefiguresisunclear,itisnotpossibletosaywithanycertaintyifthesculptures aredepictionsofayogapose,orsimplyawayofsitingonthefloor.