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Meaning of "Kriyayoga>"

Word

Kriyayoga

Sanskrit

क्रियायोग

IAST

kriyāyoga

In General

TThe Yoga of Purification.

Yogic Kriyas purify the body and nervous system as well as the subtle bodies to enable the yogi to reach and hold on to higher levels of consciousness and being.

A usterity ( tapas ), self-study ( swadhyaya ), and offering of the life to God ( Ishwara pranidhaha ) are Kriya Yoga.” (Yoga Sutras 2:1)

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