dhyana

Dhyana

The seventh limb of yoga, dhyana means the development of witnessing awareness. It can refer to a form of meditation or to perfect contemplation. Dhyana can be defined as the practice of mind control by which you stop all thinking and seek to realize Truth in its essence. If you master dhyana, you never lose …

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Patanjali’s Eight-fold path of Yoga

After writing about the first two limbs of Patanjali’s Eight-fold path of yoga, I would like to continue with the other limbs: –          Asanas (yoga postures) –          Pranayama (control of the breath) –          Pratyahara (withdrawal of the senses) –          Dharana (concentration) –          Dhyana (meditation) –          Samadhi (absolute bliss) These limbs are Patanjali’s suggestions or guidelines for living a meaningful and purposeful life …

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