Obesity is now becoming a worldwide health hazard. Millions of people, male and female of every age, are carrying excessive extra weight on their bodies which they should not carry. The most frightening aspect of obesity is that it shortens the life span, causes atherosclerosis, coronary heart troubles, hypertension (High blood pressure), Various physical-mental (psychosomatic) ailments and disorders, and makes the life of the person miserable due to development of such complication as diabetes, indigestion, gastrointestinal disorders, sexual incapacitation and inferiority complex. Let me explain in details what it is, what are the causing factors, and how it is corrected through Yoga method.