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The Devi Bhgavatam's 7th book's 35th chapter talks about these details of Yoga and Mantra Siddhi. Yoga is known to have eight limbs namely: Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana and Samadhi. Yama includes non-injury, non-stealing, continence, compassion etc. Niyama includes Tapasya, Santosha (contentment), Astikya etc. Asanas are the ...


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The entire Sarvollāsatantram 15th Ullahasa is dedicated to yoga. According to KaliKaKulSrvaVe: यम-नियमासन-प्राणायाम-प्रत्याहार-ध्यान । धारणा-समाधि--योगाद्गाष्टानि पार्वति ॥ ५ ॥ Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama,  Pratyahara, Dhyana, Dharana and Samadhi is itself the "AstaAnga yog". (8 fold yoga to be precise). From the same text we find the 'yama' &...


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It's not strictly accurate to call these virtues - they are limbs of the eightfold yoga path, called aṣṭāṅga-yoga. Aṣṭāṅga-yoga is described in the Bhagavad-gītā along with other yoga paths, and is also described in the Yoga Sūtra of Pātāñjali. Taking the Sanskrit terms at face value, a simple definition of these aṅgas or limbs as described in Bhagavad-gītā ...


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Problems like Corona are natural phenomenon and there is no need to bring in Saints to solve it. Everyone faces their own individual Karma. Scriptures say that the world is a very dangerous place to live in and so advice moksha. Saints understand and share pain of others and try to uplift them from Avidya by bestowing Jnana which gives strength to face all ...


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