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  1. Yamas
    Guidelines of social behavior
  2. Niyamas
    Guidelines of personal behavior
  3. Ahimsa
    • Non-violence
    • Compassion for all living things
    • Yama
  4. Satya
    • Truthfulness
    • Yama
  5. Asteya
    • Non-stealing
    • Yama
  6. Brahmacharya
    • Right use of energy; abstinence
    • Yama
  7. Aparigraha
    • Non-grasping; letting go of things; letting go of ego
    • Yama
  8. Saucha
    • Cleanliness or purity
    • Niyama
  9. Santosha
    • Contentment
    • Niyama
  10. Tapas
    • Discipline
    • Niyama
  11. Svadhyaya
    • Self study
    • Niyama
  12. 8 limbs of yoga
    • 1. yamas - guidelines for social behavior
    • 2. niyamas - guidelines of personal behavior
    • 3. asana - posture
    • 4. pranayama - breath control
    • 5. pratyahara - control of the senses
    • 6. dharana - concentration
    • 7. dhyana - meditation
    • 8. samadhi - to bring together, to merge (beyond the mind, intellect and ego where your individuality is merged with universality)
  13. Krishnamacharya
    • creator of modern yoga
    • 4 prominent students
    • K. Pattabhi Jois - Ashtanga yoga
    • B.K.S. Iyengar - Iyengar yoga
    • Indra Devi
    • K.V. Desikachar - Krishnamacharya's son - Viniyoga
  14. Isvarapranidhana
    • Surrender to the divine
    • Niyama
  15. Doshas
    • 1. Vatta
    • 2. Pitta
    • 3. Kapha

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