Pratyāhāra

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By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Pratyahara, PratyAhAra, Pratyaahaara


pratyāhāra (‘withdrawal [of the senses from outside] towards [oneself]’)

This is one of the eight steps of Yoga as described by Patañjali (200 B. C.) in his Yogasutras (2.29).

See YOGADARŚANA for details.


References

  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore

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pratyāhāra (‘withdrawal [of the senses from outside] towards [oneself]’) This is one of the eight steps of Yoga as described by Patañjali (200 B. C.) in his Yogasutras (2.29). See YOGADARŚANA for details.