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Bikram Yoga - Index of yoga terms
Category: Sport and Leisure > Yoga
Date & country: 31/08/2013, IN
Words: 207


Vinyasa
The liquid movement from one posture to another.

Vishnu
Vishnu is one of divine trinity in Hinduism, also known as the preserver, Vishnu has had nine incarnations, including Rama and Krishna. Vyana Vata

Yama
Moral precepts that have universal application. In the Yoga Sutras, Patanjali defined five yamas of moral conduct. They are

Yoga
meaning Union, A broad range of disciplined forms of meditation, which share the goal of freeing the mind from attachment, and distraction and opening the way for an experience of oneness with everything. Recent discovery of 5000 year old medals illustrating classic yoga poses, have confirmed the ancient origins of Yoga. Yoga is also an integral part of Buddhism, Jainism and other offshoots of Hinduism.

Yoga Sutras
The classical text from the yoga school of Indian philosophy. Written by Patanjali around the time of Christ, it remains a primary source of guidance about yoga.

Yogi
Literally, one who practices Yoga. In common usage it refers to one who has mastered the practice of yoga, and teaches it to others.

Yogini
A female Yogi.