UGC NET YOGA(100) Syllabus view and download PDF


Syllabus of Yoga for NET Examination of UGC

1. Foundations of Yoga : History, Evolution of Yoga and Schools of Yoga
2. Basic Yoga Texts : Principal Upanishads Bhagavad Gita, Yoga Vasishtha
3. Patanjala Yoga Sutra
4. Hatha Yoga Texts
5. Allied Sciences : Anatomy and Physiology, Diet and Nutrition, General Psychology
and Counseling
6. Yoga and Health
7. Therapeutic Yoga – Disease Wise and Evidence based
8. Applications of Yoga
9. Practical Yoga: Asana, Pranayama, Dharana Dhyana, Bandha, Mudra, Shat Kriya
10. Methods of Teaching Yoga

1. Foundations of Yoga : History, Evolution of Yoga and Schools of Yoga
• Origin of Yoga, History and Development of Yoga; Etymology and Definitions, Misconceptions, Aim and Objectives of Yoga, True Nature and Principles of Yoga
• Introduction to Vedas, Upanishads, Prasthanatrayee and Purushartha Chatushtaya
• General introduction to Shad-darshanas with special emphasis on Samkhya and Yoga Darshana, Yoga in Vedanta
• Introduction to Epics - (Ramayana, Mahabharata), Yoga in Ramayana, Yoga in Mahabharata
• Introduction to Smritis and Yoga in Smritis; General introduction to Agamas and  Tantra, Yoga in Tantra; Concepts of Nadi and Prana in Tantra, Kundalini, Effects of Kundalini Shakti and Shatchakra Sadhana
• Yoga in Medieval Literature, Bhakti Yoga of Medieval Saints, Yoga in Narada Bhakti
• Yoga in Modern Times: Yogic Traditions of Ramakrishna and Swami Vivekananda, Shri Aurobindo; Yoga traditions of Maharshi Ramana and Swami Dayanand  Saraswati
• Yoga in Contemporary Times: Brief Introduction to important Yoga Paramparas (lineages) Yoga Parampara of Sri T. Krishnamacharya, Yoga Parampara of Swami Shivanada Saraswati, Swami Rama of Himalayas, Maharshi Mahesh Yogi and their contributions for the development and promotion of Yoga.
• Introduction to Schools (Streams)of Yoga: Yoga Schools with Vedanta Tradition (Jnana, Bhakti,Karma and Dhyana), Yoga Schools with Samkhya-Yoga Tradition (Yoga of Patanjali) and Yoga Schools with Tantric Tradition ( Hatha Yoga, Swara Yoga and Mantra Yoga)
• Elements of Yoga and Yogic practices in Jainism, Buddhism and Sufism

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