Hatha yoga

hatha-yoga

[hath-uh-yoh-guh, huht-uh-]
noun
(in Yoga) a method utilizing physical exercises to control the body and attain union of the self with the Supreme Being.

Origin:
< Sanskrit

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hatha yoga (ˈhʌtə, ˈhæθə)
 
n
(sometimes capitals) Compare raja yoga a form of yoga concerned chiefly with the regulation of breathing by exercises consisting of various postures designed to maintain healthy functioning of the body and to induce mental calm
 
[C20: from Sanskrit hatha force + yoga]

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