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Many people think yoga starts with asanas - But without the yamas and niyamas the practice has no foundation!

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Ashtanga literally translates to eight limbs in Sanskrit. These are outlined in Patanjali's Yoga Sutras and they are the fundamental core of all Yoga

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The 8 Limbs of Yoga according to Patanjali “Just as a man who anxiously seeks the means of escape from the midst of a burning house, so also the aspirant should have a burning desire to free …

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When one thinks about Yoga today, the first thing that comes to mind is the physical practice of postures, or Asana. As described in Patañjali’s Yoga Sutras, Asana is only 1 of the 8 limbs of Yoga. Applying the other 7 will not only deepen our physical and spiritual practice …

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This is powerful and beautiful.. the yogic approach to life from the Raja Yoga perspective. Learn a little more in our blog: http://yogawhitelotus.com/3/post/2014/12/yoga-in-8-steps-infographic.html

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