Posts tagged: Stina Persson

Dhāranā, the 6th Limb of the 8 Limbs of Yoga

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Dhāranā Defined The sixth limb of Patañjali’s 8 Limbs of Yoga is dhāranā: fixed concentration on one object or task, a state in which there are no distractions. When you are enthralled with the object of your concentration, all hindrances disappear.   A Way to Practice Dhāranā The goal is to...

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Prānāyāma, the 4th Limb of the 8 Limbs of Yoga

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Prānāyāma Defined The fourth limb of Patañjali’s 8 Limbs of Yoga is prānāyāma: the focus on the breath. Prānāyāma enables us to cultivate our very life force (prāna) through various techniques that teach us to relax and control our breath… creating divine conditions for health in the body and peace...

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