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Ahimsa
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1st: kindness, non-violence
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Satya
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2nd: truth in thought word and deed
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Asteya
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3rd: non-stealing or taking from your neighbor
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Brahmacharya
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4th: self-restraint
The essence of this Yama is honoring yourself and others in intimate relationships.
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Aparigriha
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5th: non-hoarding; conquers greed; not acquiring the things that we don't really need.
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What are the Yamas?
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The principles of ethical behavior one should follow in everyday life, in our relationships with others and with ourselves.