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1) yoga. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...of the body and mind. Hindi, from Sanskrit yoga, union, joining. See yeug- in Appendix I.yogic (-gik) -ADJECTIVE...

2) hatha yoga. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A form of yogic exercise that emphasizes specific postures in combination with controlled breathing. It is widely practiced in the West. Sanskrit hahayoga : haha,...

3) asana. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Any of various bodily positions assumed in yogic excercise. Sanskrit sanam, a sitting posture, from ste, he sits....

4) Coomaraswamy, Ananda Kentish. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...nature of Indian art and furthered the view that art was produced through meditative yogic practice. In his book Am I My Brother's Keeper? (1947), he expressed some...

5) Upanishads. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...about allegorical interpretation of the sacrifice, death and rebirth processes, and yogic practice and experience. They are the basis for the later philosophical...

6) Buddha. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...left the palace and became a wandering ascetic. 3 EnlightenmentSiddhartha first studied yogic meditation under the teachers Alara Kalama and Udraka Ramaputra, and...

7) Hindu philosophy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...by Patanjali (2d cent. B.C.) accepts Samkhya metaphysics to explain the validity of yogic processes described in the Yoga Sutras and also accepts the concept of an...

8) Hinduism. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Buddhism and Jainism. The priestly elite responded by creating a synthesis that accepted yogic practices and their goals, recognized the gods and image worship of...

9) yoga. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...in latent form, located at the base of the spine. When the kundalini is activated by yogic methods, it ascends the spine through the main subtle artery of the sushumna,...

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