Posted on October 2, 2011

The eight limbs of yoga

 

Yama    ethical principles

 

Niyama  guidance for personal discipline

 

Asana practice of Yoga postures

 

Pranayama  practice of breathing techniques

 

Pratyahara  internalization of the senses

 

Dharana  concentration and mental focusing

 

Dhyana  meditation

 

Samadhi  the achievement of ultimate bliss