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  • Rāja Yoga – The Royal Yoga

    Rāja Yoga – The Royal Yoga

    Rāja Yoga – The Ancient Royal Yoga of Rishis  Rāja yoga – “royal yoga”, “royal union”, also known as classical yoga and aṣṭānga yoga) is concerned principally with the cultivation of the viewer’s (ṛṣih) mind using a succession of steps, such as meditation (dhyāna, dhyana) and contemplation (samādhi, samadhi). Its object is to further one’s…