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Yoga: Pātañjala Yoga
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The term Pātañjala Yoga refers to one of the so-called six darśanas, the Yoga darśana, the tradition of Hindu philosophy that has the Yogaśāstra (the Yogasūtra and its primary commentary, the Vyāsabhāṣya or Yogabhāṣya; 350–400 CE) as its foundation text an…

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Jacobsen, Knut A., “Yoga: Pātañjala Yoga”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Editor-in-Chief Associate Editors Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 29 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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