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pratyahara (präˑ·ty·häˈ·r),

n to withdraw or restrain; the practice of controlling one's senses, one of the eight limbs or paths of Patanjali yoga aimed at self-realization and self-knowledge. See also yama niyama, asana, pranayama, dharana, dhyana, and samadhi.
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Pratyahara (sense withdrawal) - developing self-control over five senses to prevent being impacted by them.
Pratyahara (withdrawal of senses from the objects of perception), dharana (binding the mind to a single thought space), dhyana (effortless flow of a single thought), and samadhi (merging of the knower with the object of meditation) are the components of meditation described by Patanjali.
Pratyahara, se refiere al ayuno o moderacion de los sentidos.
Patanjali's yoga speaks about pratyahara, dharana, dhyana and finally samadhi.
sistematizou o yoga em oitos passos, a saber: 1) yama, as abstinencias (nao violencia, veracidade, honestidade, nao perversao do sexo, desapego); 2) niyama, as regras de vida (pureza, harmonia, serenidade, alegria, estudo); 3) asanas, as posicoes do corpo; 4) pranayama, o controle da respiracao; 5) pratyahara, o controle das percepcoes sensoriais organicas; 6) dharana, a concentracao; 7) dhyana, a meditacao; e 8) samadhi, a identificacao.
68R-76V, where the order of pranayama and pratyahara has been inverted).
Zed described pratyahara (withholding), dharna (concentration), and dhyana (intellectual contemplation) as three stages of meditation leading to samadhi (trance).
Described by Bharata as "an arrangement of the musical instruments" (kutapasya tu vinyasah), the pratyahara is the first of an elaborate series of preliminary rituals, the purvaranga, that were conducted before the start of the play itself (Natyasastra 5.
The limbs (to explain briefly) are: yamas and niyamas (the inward and outward observances Of a yogi), asana, pranayama, pratyahara, dhyana, dharana and samadhi.
Este trabajo disciplinado se consagra al yoga y sus ochos estadios: yama (abstinencias), niyama (normas eticas), asanas (posiciones del cuerpo), pranayama (control de la respiracion), pratyahara (control de las percepciones sensoriales organicas) dhyana (concentracion), dharana (meditacion) y samadhi (identificacion) (5).
Pratyahara (interiorization and mental stillness, resulting from withdrawal of the mind from the senses); 6.