United nation proclaim 21 jun the International yoga day. Underscoring the fact that global health is a long-term development objective that requires closer international cooperation through the exchange of best practices aimed at building better individual lifestyles devoid of excesses of all kinds, Recognizing that yoga provides a holistic approach to health and well-being.
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According to maharishi Patanjali yoga is
|Niyama||self-purification and study|
|Pratyahara||withdrawing of the mind from the senses|
|Samadhi||union with the object of meditation|
2.The second Limbs of Patanjali's Yoga path is called niyama, which includes habits, behaviors
3.Asana is thus a posture that one can hold for a period of time, staying relaxed, steady, comfortable and motionless.
4.Praṇayama is made out of two Sanskrit words praṇa (प्राण, breath) and ayama (आयाम, restraining, extending, stretching) After a desired posture has been achieved, the next limb of yoga, praṇayama, which is the practice of consciously regulating breath (inhalation and exhalation)
5.Pratyahara is a combination of two Sanskrit words prati- (the prefix प्रति-, "towards") and ahara (आहार, "bring near") Pratyahara is bringing near one's awareness and one's thoughts to within.
6.Dharana (Sanskrit: धारणा) means concentration, introspective focus. Dharana as the sixth limb of yoga, is holding one's mind onto a particular inner state, subject or topic of one's mind.
7.Dhyana (Sanskrit: ध्यान) simply known as meditation literally means "profound contemplation" Dhyana is contemplating, reflecting on whatever Dharana has focused on.
8.Samadhi is oneness with the subject of meditation. There is no distinction, during the eighth limb of yoga, between the actor of meditation.
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