Yoga has its Roots about 5000 years BC, as described in Vedic Philosophy and Tantras. Patanjali great sage composed this path into a Darshan (Philosophy) in his Book. Patanjali Yoga Sutra. In which He has formulated Yoga as a Eight Limbs (or) Eight fold Path.
1. Yama (Principles or Moral code)
2. Niyama (Personal Disciplines)
3. Asana (Yoga Postures / Positions) a stable and comfortable Posture
which helps attain Mental equilibrium.
4. Pranayama (Yoga Breathing)
5. Pratyahara (Withdrawal of Senses)
6. Dharana (Concentration on Objects)
7. Dhyan (Meditation)
8. Samadhi (Salvation)
The termHatha Yoga has been commonly used to describe the practice of Asana. The syllable “Ha” denotes the Pranic (Vital) Force governing the physical Body and “tha” denotes the Chitta (Mental ). Force thus making Hatha Yoga a catalyst to an awakening of the two Energies that govern Our Lives. More correctly the techniques described in “Hatha Yoga” harmonise and purify the body,the body systems and focus the Mind in preparation for more advanced Chakras and Kundalini Practices.
1 . Asana
2 . Six Sat Karma
3 . Mudras and Bandhas
4 . Pranayama.
Mantra Yoga has its origin in Vedic Sciences and also in Tantra, infact all the verses. In Vedas are called Mantras. It is said that any person who can Chant or sing Vedas can achieve the Ultimate Salvation or Union with Supereme Consciousness only by Chanting. The Mantras, which is the aim “Mantra Yoga”
Mantra – Mantra is Sanskrit word made up of two verbs "Man" & "tra". Which in Sanskrit “Mananat trayate” just by Chanting One can save himself in the Universe that is achieve the Ultimate in this Material World. We teaching and chantings following Mantras those are:
1 . Guru Mantra
2 . Universal Mantra
3 . Tantric Mantra
4 . Prana Mantra
5 . Mula Mantra