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Indian Journal of Ancient Medicine and Yoga

Volume  15, Issue 1, January – March 2022, Pages 17-18


Original Article

Effect of Yoga on Mental and Physical Health: A Pilot Study
Jiji Thomas
Associate Professor, Department of Botany, St. Mary’s College Manarcadu, Kottayam 686019, Kerala, India.
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Yoga, the gift of our Rishi culture, is a science and art of life style. Yoga therapy includes special techniques for
treatment without medicines. Systematically disciplined life along with practice of yoga postures help to cure many
diseases. This study was conducted to examine the effect of various yoga posturesin the lifestyle of ordinary house
wives living in a rural area. Therefore, the main objective of this article is to promulgate the importance of yoga in
everyone’s life. One who got the taste of it, must discourse it, thereby filling the ignorant mind with divine light of

Corresponding Author : Jiji Thomas