Since ancient times, sages have been saying: Sharirmadhyam Khaludharam Sadhnam, i.e. be it work or pleasure, it is possible only through a healthy body. Modern medical science also considers prevention to be the primary step towards good health. Therefore it is necessary to make yoga a part of daily routine. It is true that is cause of illness some may have the means to benefit from the big hospitals and be able to afford the huge cost.
But 65 percent of Indian population and a large number of people in other countries who cannot even think of seeking expensive medical treatment, have been blessed with life-saving medicine in the form of yoga. It is also a blessing for those who are well off but are almost dead as they suffer from incurable diseases. They have the resources but do not know what treatment to take. yoga and Pranayam have prevented people from getting into such dismal situations. yoga offers a recourse for those who have lost hope, it opens a new path when all other paths are closed.