American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A Hindu discipline aimed at training the consciousness for a state of perfect spiritual insight and tranquillity.
- n. A system of exercises practiced as part of this discipline to promote control of the body and mind.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of the branches of the Hindu philosophy, which teaches the doctrines of the Supreme Being, and explains the means by which the human soul may obtain final emancipation from further migrations, and effect a junction with the universal spirit. Among the means of effecting this junction are comprehended a long continuance in various unnatural postures, withdrawal of the senses from external objects, concentration of the mind on some grand central truth, and the like, all of which imply the leading of an austere hermit life.
- n. Any of several Hindu discipline aimed at training the consciousness for a state of perfect spiritual insight and tranquillity; especially a system of exercises practiced to promote control of the body and mind.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A species of asceticism among the Hindoos, which consists in a complete abstraction from all worldly objects, by which the votary expects to obtain union with the universal spirit, and to acquire superhuman faculties.
- n. Hindu discipline aimed at training the consciousness for a state of perfect spiritual insight and tranquility that is achieved through the three paths of actions and knowledge and devotion
- n. a system of exercises practiced as part of the Hindu discipline to promote control of the body and mind
- From Sanskrit योग (yoga, "yoking, union"), from Proto-Indo-European *yewg- (“to join”) (whence also English yoke). (Wiktionary)
- Hindi, from Sanskrit yogaḥ, union, joining. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“For most, the word yoga conjures images of pretzel-like body postures.”
“The word yoga is derived from the Sanskrit word yuj, which means to control, yoke, or unite.”
“The word yoga comes from Sanskrit and means “to yoke” or “to unite.””
“The word yoga has acquired many translations over the centuries.”
“The word yoga comes from the Sanskrit, meaning "union, to yoke, to bring together.”
“Outside India, the term yoga is typically associated with Hatha Yoga and its asanas (postures) or as a form of exercise.”
“Hatha can be interpreted as meaning sun and moon and yoga translates as union or unity.”
“I needed a prescription for Xanax just to think of the word yoga.”
“When joined with the word yoga, which means "union," raja yoga translates as "royal union.”
“This yoke that one puts upon oneself discipline is another meaning of the word yoga.”
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