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- n. Technical term in Hinduism used to classify philosophical schools and persons, according to whether they accept the authority of the Vedas as supreme revealed scriptures, or not.
A long long time ago Samkhya and Yoga ceased to exist as seperate ideologies even though they are still numbered amongst the traditional astika 6.
Rāja Yoga is one of the six orthodox (astika) schools of Hindu philosophy, outlined by the sage Patanjali in his Yoga Sutras.
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