beyond these three dispositions. “A
understanding of life is crucial, according to this system, if a person isto distinguish the definitive inspirational reality of Purusha from the temporalappearances of Prakriti, which bring us happiness but also unhappiness and apparition.Samkhya is a dualistic philosophy, but there is a difference between what Samkhya believes and what other forms of dualism believe. In the West, dualism is believed to be between the mind, and the body, when it comes to Samkhya, it is between the soul andmatter. Originally, Samkhya was not theistic, but in confluence with Yoga it developed atheistic variant.
Yoga refers to traditional physical and mental disciplines originating all the way back to India. Yoga is a meditative way to clear the mind and support a state of serenity,detached awareness. When a person achieves this desired state of balance, purity,wisdom, and peacefulness of the mind, this is described as
According to Fisher (2005) [The practices for increasing
qualities are known collectively as yoga. Itmeans “yoke” or “union”—referring to union with the true Self, the goal described in the
.]There are four basic types of yoga. For people who like to meditate, there is
the pat of mental concentration. Fisher (2005) stated, “[For For rational people,there is
, the path of rational inquiry. For naturally active people, there is
, the path of right action. For emotional people, there is
, the pathof devotion. ]” (p. 77).