The Eight Limbs of Yoga Pt 3

The fifth Limb of Yoga is Pratyahara, meaning sense withdrawal. This definition itself is self-explanatory, but it's more than just simply stopping the senses. Pratyahara means to withdraw externally from all of our senses, turning them inward. The senses follow the mind inward, something pertinent to the achievement of the last Limbs of Yoga.


The sixth Limb of Yoga is Dharana, meaning concentration. This means to confine the mind to one object or area. Closing the eyes and focussing on one object, word