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Asana

the postures practiced in yoga, comprises the third limb. In the yogic view, the body is a temple of spirit, the care of which is an important stage of our spiritual growth. Through the practice of asanas, we develop the habit of discipline and the ability to concentrate, both of which are necessary for meditation.

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Pranayama

life force extension, the breath

3

Pratyahara

Withdrawal of the Senses

4

Dharana

Concentration that leads to meditation

5

Dhyana

Uninterrupted meditation

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Samadhi

state of ecstasy