Ashtang Yog

Simplest meaning of Ashtang Yog is a yoga which have 8 limbs. Here Ashtanga is Sanskrit word. And the meaning of Ashtanga is Eight (8). So, Ashtanga yoga is a yoga of 8 limbs.

Before the time of Maharishi Patanjali, yoga was un-arranged. But, Maharishi Patanjali arranged well it in Eight (8) Limbs. There are 4 External Limbs and 4 Internal Limbs as follows:

External Limbs

  1. Yam
  2. Niyam
  3. Asan
  4. Pranayam

Internal Limbs

  1. Pratyahaar
  2. Dharna
  3. Dhyan (Meditation)
  4. Samadhi

Benefits Of Yoga

There are a lot of benefits of yoga. But we are discribing some of the main benefits here:

  • Physical Benefits
  • Psychic Cure
  • Yoga as a Life Saving Tool
  • Yoga Higher Than Other Exercises
  • Yoga is For All
  • Internal Transformation
  • Establishes a Unity With The Divinity

Ashtang Yoga

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Karma Yoga

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