Yoga Power Final Exam Terms.txt

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  1. Chakra
    • wheel or disc
    • vertices of energy located on the Sushumma
    • 7 major
  2. OM
    • the base for all sounds in all languages
    • core of existence, constantly resounding in background
    • "A" - needs, 1 2 Chakras
    • "U" - life sustainment, 3 4 Chakras
    • "M" - communication, 5 6 chakras
    • "AUM" - bliss and Sumadhi, 7 Chakra
  3. Ahimsa
    • non-harming
    • 1st Yama
  4. Asteya
    • non-stealing
    • 3rd Yama
  5. Santosha
    • contentment, gratitude
    • 2nd Niyama
  6. Bandha
    • body locks
    • Mula - Perinium
    • Uddiyana - abdomen
    • Jalandhara - chin
    • Maha - ALL together
    • lengthen spine, fuller breath, center gravity, heat into body
  7. Vinyasa
    a style of Yoga where Asanas (postures) are linked one to another through Prana (breath)
  8. Pranayama
    • mastery of one's life-force, e.g. breath
    • The 4th Limb
  9. Saucha
    • cleanliness, purity
    • 1st Niyama
  10. Samadhi
    • non-duality, enlightenment, yoga
    • the 8th Limb
    • no seperation from anything, only love and oneness
  11. Satya
    • truthfulness
    • 2nd Yama
    • "true? kind? necessary?"
  12. Brahmacharya
    • sexual moderation
    • 4th Yama
  13. Namaste
    • "I bow to you"
    • acknowledgement of another's light, from yours
  14. Yoga
    union
  15. Svadhyaya
    self-study, self-reflection
  16. Ujjayi
    breathing technique
  17. Uddiyana
    • belly draws into spine
    • a Bandha
  18. Asana
    • physical or mental exercises
    • includes postures
  19. Aparigraha
    • non-grasping, non-hoarding
    • 5th Yama
  20. Dharana
    • focus
    • the 6th Limb
  21. Isvara-pranidhana
    • devotion, surrender, faith
    • 5th Niyama
  22. Dhyana
    • meditation
    • the sublimation of mind into being
    • the 7th Limb
  23. Patanjali
    • author of Yoga Sutras: foundation of Yogic life
    • compiled between 200BC and 200AD
    • purification of mind and spirit, aligning the 2
  24. Tapas
    • self-dsicipline
    • 3rd Niyama
    • "heat" - the fire of positive change
  25. Pratyahara
    • displacement and sublimation of psychic energy
    • the 5th Limb
    • looking inward; withdrawal from senses

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