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Shareera: The Body

Body is known as Shareera in Samskrit. Body is an interesting and special entity for everyone. This body is a complicated system and has many features. Most of the people have a very basic idea and knowledge of the body.

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  1. Section 1 Introduction

    1. Body is known as Shareera in Samskrit. Body is an interesting and special entity for everyone. This body is a complicated system and has many features. Most of the people have a very basic idea and knowledge of the body.

    2. Everyone has their own perception of the body and spends a lot of time to take of the body. If the individual has an idea of a 'body-image', they make an effort keep that individual engaged in maintaining that body image which the individual believes.

  2. Section 2 Shareera, Yoga And You

    1. You say that there are five vital organs; the brain, heart, kidneys, liver and lungs. They carry out specific functions necessary for everyday living. You know everything about these systems, such as the facts and the functioning and the health and diseases of each of these systems. You will explain the functions of the various systems of the body. You will describe the importance of the five vital organs.

    2. You say that there are five vital organs; the brain, heart, kidneys, liver and lungs. They carry out specific functions necessary for everyday living. You know everything about these systems, such as the facts and the functioning and the health and diseases of each of these systems. You will explain the functions of the various systems of the body. You will describe the importance of the five vital organs.

  3. Section 3 Shareera: The Container

    1. Generally speaking, a body is a container, an object which holds various things. Shareera is also a of many things. Shareera, the body has six bhavas or vikaras which are known as the modifications or changes. They are: Existence, Birth, Growth, Change, Decay, Death

    2. Samsara, that is, the world-experience is the result of a chain of actions having a link with: Deha, Karma, Raga, Dvesha, Ahamkara, Aviveka, Ajnana.

    3. Shareera – Kshetra, the body is of three types - sthula shareera ---- the gross body; sukshma shareera ---- the subtle body and karana shareera --- the causal body.