Raja – Yoga

“The royal yoga”, one of the four most important yogic paths towards union with God; its system is presented by Patanjali as described in the Yoga-Sutra. The path contins the following
eight steps: yama (restraint), niyama (observance), asana (posture), pranayama(cultivation of breath), pratyahära (sense withdrawal), dhäraëä (concentration), dhyana(meditation),
samadhi (integration)