The 8 Limbs of Yoga

The eight limbs of yoga (The 8 Limbed path) were first outlined in Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra–a collection of 196 ancient Sanskrit texts written by the sage Patanjali around 400 BCE. The 8 limbs are referred to as Ashtanga (eight-limbed Ashta = 8) yoga and they include: yama (ethics), niyama (self-discipline), asana (posture/physical practice), pranayama (breathing […]