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Taking right path; In association with the NHS North of Tyne.

AT the heart of the practice of yoga is an eight-limbed path, which forms its central framework.

No single limb is more important than another, the theory being that each limb forms part of a whole, eventually bringing completeness to the yoga practitioner.

The eight limbs are Yama, or universal morality; Niyama, or personal observances; Asanas, or body postures; Pranayama, or breathing exercises; Pratyahara, or control of the senses; Dharana, or concentration and cultivation of inner perception; Dhyana, or devotion and meditation on the divine; Samadhi, or union with the divine.
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Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Oct 20, 2008
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