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8 Angas

8 Angas Therefore, inasmuch as the interiorising of the mind, the withdrawing of the mind from the externals, is an indispensable condition, is a prerequisite, to this real process of Yoga constituted by concentration, meditation and Samadhi, this withdrawal of the mind—what is called Pratyahara—also has been included as an inseparable part, as an integral part, of the actual Yoga process or the inner Yoga. Therefore, these last four Angas—withdrawal, concentration, meditation and Samadhi—are regarded and referred to as the Antaranga aspect of Patanjali’s Yoga, whereas the first four Angas Yama, Niyama, Asana and Pranayama—are generally referred to as the Bahiranga aspect of Yoga or as the outer Yoga. Cited from Website: Self-Suurender Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, withdrawal, concentration, meditation, Samadhi
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