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History of Yoga

History of Yoga

We’ve touched on some of the history of yoga with Patanjali’s sutras and the eight principles, but there is still so much to be known. How did this thing we call yoga come to be? The history of yoga can be broken down into five periods: Vedic Pre-Classical Classical Post-Classical Modern Vedic Yoga Vedic Yoga: Vedic period of yoga spans the time of 500 to 1000 BC. It is during this period that the Rig Vedas were written. These books…

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