Yoga and the sports are both, the mind-body disciplines. Yoga has much more to offer to humanity, being a spiritual science. As science, it has a laid down path which can be followed by any aspirant who is ready to put in consistent effort, faithfully. One has to be willing to experience even minute changes in perception and the behavior, patiently. Hence there is personal as well as objective verification, Teacher is needed as a guide but progress is via experiential milestones, evident to oneself. Yoga is personal experimentation, for one who wants to explore oneself. It is an expedition within. ‘Ex’ means out; we may safely coin a term ‘in-pedition’ for yogic venture. It is introversion and introspection. Yoga accepts function of mind complex, as Karmas. Unbiased Karmas by mind, speech or body, carry inherent selflessness or righteousness. Dedication raises them to spiritual level, which is looking beyond selfish interest and realization of universal interest, which is in public interest, today. In Geeta, this is referred to as Loka-sangraha.
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