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About Niyama

Niyama literally means positive duties or observances. In Indian traditions, particularly , and its complement, , are recommended activities and habits for healthy living, spiritual and liberated state of existence. It has multiple meanings depending on context in . In , the term extends to the determinations of nature, as in the niyama dhammas.

The Eight Principle of Raja Yoga

is a system which has been found to be most applicable to the mental and physical conditions in which we live. Raja has eight principles. These are: —non-killing, truthfulness, non-stealing, continence, and non-receiving of any —cleanliness, contentment, mortification, , and self-surrender to good —posture —control of vital forces  —introspection —super- Yama and Niyama constitute the moral training without which no practice of will succeed. As this moral code .

The Himalayan Yoga Tradation

The Mountains have been the home of sages for millennia. These great sages have lived and passed on of the yogic to disciples who then became passing on the teachings in an unbroken lineage since the . Twelve hundred years ago organized his teaching into five centers of the . As one of those five, our tradition is the Bharati lineage connected with the Shankaracharya at the .