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hatha-yoga

[hath-uh-yoh-guh, huht-uh-]
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noun
  1. (in Yoga) a method utilizing physical exercises to control the body and attain union of the self with the Supreme Being.
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Origin of hatha-yoga

From Sanskrit
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British Dictionary definitions for hatha yoga

hatha yoga

noun
  1. (sometimes capitals) a form of yoga concerned chiefly with the regulation of breathing by exercises consisting of various postures designed to maintain healthy functioning of the body and to induce mental calmCompare raja yoga
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Word Origin

C20: from Sanskrit hatha force + yoga
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