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Descriptor in English: Yoga
Descriptor in Spanish: Yoga
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ioga
Descriptor in French: Yoga
Tree number(s): E02.190.525.937
E02.190.901.984
E02.779.474.937
K01.844.799.867
Scope note: A major orthodox system of Hindu philosophy based on Sankhya (metaphysical dualism) but differing from it in being theistic and characterized by the teaching of raja-yoga as a practical method of liberating the self. It includes a system of exercises for attaining bodily or mental control and well-being with liberation of the self and union with the universal spirit. (From Webster, 3d ed)
Annotation: IM; specify geog if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: HI history
PX psychology
See also the descriptors: Muscle Stretching Exercises MeSH
DeCS UI: 15409
Descriptor UI: D015013
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Yoga - Preferred
Concept UI M0023100
Scope note A major orthodox system of Hindu philosophy based on Sankhya (metaphysical dualism) but differing from it in being theistic and characterized by the teaching of raja-yoga as a practical method of liberating the self. It includes a system of exercises for attaining bodily or mental control and well-being with liberation of the self and union with the universal spirit. (From Webster, 3d ed)
Preferred term Yoga



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