Main Page | See live article | Alphabetical index

Ashtanga Yoga

Ashtanga Yoga (eight limbs of yoga, Raja Yoga) is the classical Indian system of philosophy and practice (composed by Patanjali perhaps ca. 200 BCE) consisting of these eight behavior precepts:

Practice of these precepts is said to result in a state in which one's behavior spontaneously follows the five ethical precepts (Yamas):

See Also