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The 8-Limbs of Yoga | Yoga Sutras II.29

Though it may seem as though yoga is just moving the body into shapes, the true depth of yoga is a spiritual discipline outlined in the the 8-limbs.





The Yoga Sutras


II.29 The 8 Limbs are abstentions, observances, posture, breath control, disengagement of the senses, concentration, meditation, and absorption.



The 8 Limbs


1. Yamas - Abstinence, External Disciplines


2. Niyamas - Observances, Internal Disciplines


3. Asana - Postures


4. Pranayama - Breath Regulation


5. Pratyahara - Withdrawal of the Senses


6. Dharana - Concentration


7. Dhyana - Meditation


8. Samadhi - Bliss, Absorption



Note:


The word Ashtanga translates to 8-limbs

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