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Limbs of Yoga

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Section 1

Question Answer
YamaUniversal Moral Codes, Respect for others
NiyamaPrecepts of individual discipline
Asanaposture, harmony with body
PranayamaBreath control, harmony with vital energy
PratyaharaControl of senses
DharanaConcentration, Cultivation of inner perceptual awareness
DhyanaDevotion/Meditation
SamadhiUnion with the divine
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Section 2

Question Answer
YamasPatanjali called them the mighty universal vows
AhimsaNon-Violence
SatyaTruthfulness
AsteyaNon-Stealing
BrahmacharyaContinence/Control/Moderation
AparigrahaNon-Coveting/Lack of Greed
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Section 3

Question Answer
NiyamasThe precepts of individual discipline
shauchaPurity
SantoshaContentment
TapasSelf-Discipline/Will power
SvadhyayaSelf-Study/Introspection
Ishvara PranidhanaDevotion/Surrender to Higher Power
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