Laya Yoga; 1 Definition(s)

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[Laya Yoga in Hinduism glossaries]

Meditation is the means in laya yoga. One controls mind through the control of breath, so that full concentration is possible in meditation. Through meditation, one’s consciousness merges in the object of meditation and one realizes Atman. The state, in which the difference between the one who meditates the act of meditation and the object of meditation dissolves, is called samādhi or sāyujya.

(Source): Hindupedia: The Hindu Encyclopedia

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