Yoga And Meditation


Definition of Yoga

Yoga is not just a workout. There are many definitions of Yoga. The word ‘Yoga’ itself means to Join or Unite. The ancient science of Yoga upholds wellness as a natural state of being, where the mind, body and environment coexist in total harmony, and when inner peace becomes a goal for the person seeking good health and well-being. Yoga uses breathing techniques, exercise and meditation to improve health and happiness.


Yoga and Meditation at Amuna

Yoga is an art of living healthy, being balanced and content in life. It is a way of achieving mental and physical relaxation and coordination more effectively.

Yoga and meditation at Amuna Ayurveda Retreat Sri Lanka brings the harmony of body, organs, mind and soul thus bringing out the best of it as a science which creates coordination between body and mind. The practice of yoga and meditation at Amuna Ayurveda Retreat is a pathway to raising the stability of the mind and increasing the capacity to concentrate. It takes away the vitiation of the body enabling to maintain tranquility of mind, greater calmness in the conscious state and helps to bring balance to the brain functions, taking away lethargy and fatigue.

Amuna Ayurveda Retreat Sri Lanka created six Yoga programs with meditation and we invite you to come and experience, rejuvenate, heal and transform your body and mind with our Yoga and meditation programmes.

Daily Yoga sessions will commence in the morning and in the evening where residents could partake and enjoy the holistic relaxation which also helps to balance the immune system while achieving great inner peace.

After the Yoga sessions, a herbal porridge will be served to the residents. Herbal porridge is prepared using the freshly-plucked green leaves from the organic cultivation at Amuna Ayurveda Retreat Sri Lanka complemented with ‘Kithul Jaggery’ and followed by village-style meals arranged at the ‘Wawe Kade’.

At Amuna Ayurveda Retreat Sri Lanka, everyday an optional Yoga session will be practiced in the morning with meditation in the evening. The practices will take place in the spacious ‘Common Pavilion’ which had been designed with an open plan entrance with the wooden pillars to support the thatched and cadjan roofing endowed with the Terra cotta flooring.

The peaceable environment of the Yoga pavilion of Amuna Ayurveda Retreat Sri Lanka invites the guests to experience the yoga and meditation sessions to ease the body, mind and soul which also will help experiencing great relaxation. Absorb the serenity and live a life of peace and simplicity. It is not compulsory to stress yourself to do yoga on daily basis, as it is not practiced as classes of any kind.


The Goal of Yoga

It is explained that when the mind is kept calm and quiet during a prolonged period in ‘Dyana’ we become united with God and attain Salvation. When a person attains salvation he reaches the goal of ‘Yoga’. This goal is called ‘Samadhi’ or ‘Kaivlaya’.