8 Definitions of Yoga: A Summary As Inspired By The Eightfold Path

There are many ways to define Yoga.

In essence, however, it is a lifestyle choice marked by striving to be the best human-being that one is capable of being in this lifetime.

The aim of the lifestyle/practice is to move from surviving/existing as a basic conditioned animal, to truly living as an enlightened human-being while embodied here on Earth. And, there are many paths/steps for achieving this goal.

In one lifetime, a human can strive to perfect one or more of the different areas of their development in order to become more than just a simple animal, but it is only when all eight possible areas of development are perfected that one truly graduates to reaching their highest potential.

So, What is Yoga?

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