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Patanjali’s Ashtanga Yoga

Patanjali’s Ashtanga Yoga Patanjali’s Ashtanga Yoga is an eight limbed path in Raja Yoga leading towards Spiritual fulfillment. Following are the 8 limbs; The first five are called external aids to Yoga (bahiranga sadhana) 1. Yama: The rules of Yama (the Don’ts) are five: Ahimsa or Non-violence Satya or Non-lying Asteya or Non-stealing … Brahmacharya […]


ASANA: ORIGINAL INTENTION “Sthira-sukham asanam” – Posture is that which is firm and comfortable. When in posture there should not be any sensation of pain or discomfort. Patanjali says, when the posture is firm the mind stays free from disturbance. The mind can easily get disturbed with the asana being firm. There should not be […]