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Patanjali's Yoga is a Indian system of philosophy. The practical methods that Patanjali outlines in his Yoga Sutras is also known as Raja Yoga. But different Indian systems of philosophy define Yoga in different terms. Professor Chandradhar Sharma writes in his classical book A Critical Survey of Indian Philosophy p 169 in latest edition, (p 157, older ...


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Most scriptures prescribe the method where the ratio is 1:4:2. For example Devi Bhagavatam states: Vajrâsan (diamond seat) consists in placing the feet on the two thighs respectively and placing the fingers below the thighs with the hands also there, and then sitting at ease. Vîrasan consists in sitting cross on the hams in placing the right foot ...


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Apparently there is no compatibility, but yes, Asthanga Yoga is a combination of Bhakti, Karma and Jnana Yoga, apart from containing techniques Asana and Pranayama, for keeping the body and mind fit for spiritual pursuit. Let us consider the Preliminary and later parts of Asthanga Yoga. Yama is the first of the eight limbs of yoga outlined in the yoga ...


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