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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 […]

Yoga

The root word Yuj means Union in Sanskrit. So Yoga is union between body and mind, body and spirit, individual soul to supreme soul, and simply put union between you and nature. Yoga is combined practices broken down as Asana (physical postures), Pranayama (breath awareness), Dhyana (meditation), and Kriya (cleansing techniques). All of these components […]