Ashtanga Yoga: 1 definition
Ashtanga Yoga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Yoga (school of philosophy)Source: Wisdom Library: Yoga
Ashtanga yoga consists of 240 postures and represents the most intensive form of Hatha yoga. Also called "Power Yoga".
Ashtanga Yoga is a style of Hatha Yoga;
Yoga is originally considered a branch of Hindu philosophy (astika), but both ancient and modern Yoga combine the physical, mental and spiritual. Yoga teaches various physical techniques also known as āsanas (postures), used for various purposes (eg., meditation, contemplation, relaxation).
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