The late 19 century was very busy. Many of the discourses of modernity we today take for granted emerged and cross-fertilised here, for example psychology and psychoanalysis. They merged with – and sometimes surfaced out of – esoteric discourses and all this then entered the body discourses discussed above. Discourses and programmes of body relaxation, deep breathing, positive thinking, and body-visualisation developed and became integrated in many of the physical body cultures, according to Singleton.
Bhakti Yoga is the path of devotion or divine love.Eka Hasta Bhujasana Pose Yoga This path appeals particularly to those of an emotional nature.Eka Hasta Bhujasana Pose Yoga The Bhakti yogi is motivated especially by the power of love, and sees God as the embodiment of love. Through prayer, worship, and ritual, the practitioner surrenders herself and all actions to God, transferring or channeling her emotions into unconditional love.
Chanting or singing the praises or names of God is a substantial part of Bhakti Yoga, in which all that one does and sees is divinely devotional. Jnana Yoga is the path of knowledge or wisdom. This is the most difficult path, and requires tremendous strength of will and intellect. Taking the philosophy of Vedanta, the Jnana yogi uses her mind to inquire into its own nature.