Can we eat non veg and do yoga?

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While you can benefit from yoga without making any other lifestyle changes but the discipline of yoga advocates a vegetarian diet. Yoga suggests a satvik diet that avoids any killing or harming of animals and encourages eating foods that are grown and ripened naturally.

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Ideally for progress in the path of yoga, it is recommended not to eat non vegetarian food. The only food suggested for yogis is satvik food in moderate quantity. Also, a yogi rises above the taste of food. Idea is to eat for living. A satvik vegetarian diet is enough for a person practicing yoga and following yogic lifestyle.

Do not eat 3 hours prior to your yoga practice. In the lunch, eat easily digestible foods like soups,sprouts, fruits and vegetables. Avoid fried, meat and heavy grain foods. Do not eat anything for at least 30 minute after the yoga class

Yoga offers us tools to attain purity and harmony in thought , words and deed so we can experience Divine Love and Light….. Reply. Harika says: ... can we eat non veg on grahan day? Reply. Nalin says: April 25, 2013 at 6:02 pm. is it ok to have non veg before grahanam. Reply. Ijaya says:

We shouldn't eat non veg on any day THE PRINCIPAL OF BEING MERCIFUL Meat-eating and animal slaughter also disrupts and disregards the doctrine of ahimsa, or non-violence. It is not possible to kill animals for the pleasure of the tongue without vi...

I think the answer for this is that yes you can eat food before visiting a temple but as we take bath and visit a temple with a fresh body, its equally essential for you to rinse your mouth with water and drink water before you enter a temple... Not sure if its fine if you have non veg before you enter a temple. – Mr. Alien Aug 30 '15 at 8:00

Veg v/s non-veg debate: Looking through the yogic lens. You are what you eat. That’s the principle yogic approach which takes a holistic view of human health, on the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual levels. The ancient treatise of Patanjali Yoga Sutra speaks of the concept of ' Ahimsa ' (non-violence), as one of the core values of yoga.

Yoga specifically instructs aspiring Yogis to eat sattvic food, even limiting it to specific veg foods that include only milk, rice, sugar, limited salt and a prescribed list of veggies/roots/tubers that cause minimal Dosha disturbances. It can be said to be somewhat an Indian counterpart of veganism in terms of restrictions.

Yoga, does not dissect food into proteins, carbohydrates or fats, instead it classifies them according to the effect they have on the body and mind, into three types – satva, rajas and tamas. Tamasic food is the kind of food which makes us lethargic or sluggish, while Rajasic food is that which brings about activity or restlessness.

Our body and mind won't let us do Yoga and Pranayama if we eat non veg and junk foods very often. It won't be relaxed. The bodily flexibility won't be there for Yoga.

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