In Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, Niyama is the second limb of the 8 limbs of yoga. Niyama means rules, guideline or observances. Niyama is the practice that you concentrate to yourself and expose to external from within. There are five practices for Niyama includes; Saucha, Santosha, Tapas, Swadhyaya and Ishvara pranidhana.
What is Yoga? Patanjali’s Eight Limbs of Yoga Is Yoga a religion? In the traditional yoga sutras text, ‘yoga’ means union and ‘sutra’ means thread. Simply put, ‘Yoga’ means union of the parts of ourselves, which were never divided in the first place. Yoga literally means to yoke,