ashtanga yoga

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Astanga yoga or Ashtanga yoga (æˈʃtæŋɡə)
 
n
a revived ancient form of yoga that involves a fast and powerful series of movements
 
Ashtanga yoga or Ashtanga yoga
 
n

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Main Entry:  ashtanga yoga
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a form of hatha yoga based on Patanjali's Yoga Sutras and its eight stages or 'limbs' and involving ujjayi breathing and a swift series of poses; also called raja yoga, also written ashtanga, astanga
Etymology:  Sanskrit 'having eight parts'
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