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Hatha Yoga

Published: 03.08.2007
Updated: 13.07.2015
Hath-Yoga, Hatha-Yoga, Haṭha Yoga

In Sanskrit ‘Union of Force’, which signifies in yoga philosophy moon- (ha) or sun- (tha) oriented ascending or descending energy forces in the body. This school of Indian philosophy stresses mastery of the body as a way of attaining spiritual perfection. It is an outgrowth of the Yoga school of Indian philosophy. Hathayoga traces its origins to Gorakhnath, the legendary 12th-century founder of the Kanphata sect.


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