Yoga Niyam नियम

Yoga Niyam नियम (Sanskrit: niyamāḥ) (Click to read Part-1 of Yoga  https://www.astroworld.co.in/indian-culture/yoga-and-yogasana/ ) Niyam नियम शौचमिज्या तपो दानं स्वाध्यायो पनिग्रहः व्रत मौनोपवासं  च स्नानं नियमा च दश śaucha (शौच) cleanliness Ijya (इज्या) = yajña (यज्ञ) Tapa (तप) asceticism, Daan (दान) charity Swadyaya (स्वाध्याय) study and think over Sacred Scriptures by self Panigraha (पनिग्रह स्तुति)  Vrata (व्रत) resolution, take decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner Mauna (मौन) refusal to speak Upavasa (उपवास) fasting Snana (स्नान) bathing bathe   Patañjali Yoga Sutra gives reference to five Niyama शौचसन्तोषतपःस्वाध्यायेश्वरप्रणिधानानि नियमाः॥३२॥ Śaucasantoṣatapaḥsvādhyāyeśvarapraṇidhānāni niyamāḥ||32||   śaucha (शौच) cleanliness  santoṣa (संतोष) contentment tapa (तप) asceticism, svādhyāya (स्वाध्याय) study and think over Sacred Scriptures by self īśvara praṇidhānāni (ईश्वर-प्रणिधान) Devotion to God (Supreme)   Learned having profound knowledge of Hatha YRead More…