- Mar 22, 2021
What are the 8 limbs of Yoga?
The name "8 Limbs" comes from the Sanskrit term "Ashtanga" and refers to the Eight Limbs of Yoga. In summary, these are: 1. Yama (attitudes toward our environment, moral principles) 2. Niyama (attitudes toward ourselves, observances) 3. Asana (physical postures) 4. Pranayama (restraint or expansion of the breath, deep breathing techniques) 5. Pratyahara (withdrawal of the senses) 6. Dharana (concentration) 7. Dhyana (meditation) 8. Samadhi (liberation,complete integration) So