Asana Yoga Meditation As A Spiritual Development Ananda Marga Ashram Denpasar (Perspectives Theology Hindu)

I Nyoman Sukarsa


Research conducted at Ashram Yoga Ananda Marga guided by a desire to know more about the benefits of yoga asanas for an individual to develop himself physically, mentally and spiritually, yogis who have developed this yoga since thousands of years ago, until now characterized separately by emphasizing according to the type that occupied, in its implementation for the benefit of the health and maximize efforts to accelerate achieved the ultimate goal in life. The objectives to be achieved is to understand more clearly focused and in-depth about asana techniques as meditation Spiritual development is developed and implemented by a group Ananda Marga Ashram spiritual in Denpasar. The study used several theories, namely the theory of structural functionalism, system theory of learning, theory of Hindu theology. In this study the methods used in qualitative approach of primary data obtained through field research and secondary data which can be obtained from some of the literature that has relevance to the problems examined. Furthermore, all the collected data are analyzed in the description. Based on the data analysis, it can be concluded about the practice of yoga asanas, in its approach, asana yoga training system applied is the patterns not only classical but more modernity according to the times. Ananda Marga implement training technique known as practical Rajadhiraja which is an extension of the ancient Rajayoga system, also known as Astanga yoga. It is practiced in a relatively slow speed and each pose is repeated in a systematic way. The goal in the repetition is to balance the secretion of hormones that are essential for peace of mind.

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