the Yogic practice of turning the mind to introspection by voluntarily shutting out distractions provided by the senses.
- pratt, edwin john,
- prausnitz-küstner reaction,
Origin of pratyahara
First recorded in 1880–85, pratyahara is from the Sanskrit word pratyāhāra
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