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niyama (nē·yäˑ·m),

n in Sanskrit, rules or laws, of personal conduct directed toward spiritual unfold-ment, one of the eight limbs or paths of Patanjali yoga aimed at self-realization and self-knowledge. See also yama, asana, pranayama, pratyahara, dharana, dhyana, and samadhi.
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The current portfolio features Per Aquum Huvafen Fushi and Per Aquum Niyama in the Maldives, Per Aquum Desert Palm in Dubai and Essque Zalu Zanzibar, which will be transformed into a Per Aquum resort by end of this year following the completion of the first phase of an upgrade programme.
Downing has announced the opening of Play, the second island at Per Aquum Niyama.
The NIYAMA by Per AQUUM has an underwater disco, for example.
They will be awarded with a three-night stay at Per Aquum Niyama in Maldives -- or at the Anantara Phuket Villas in Thailand, by the Minor Hotel Group.
But all that could change if the movie's producers drop into Per Aquum's latest luxury five-star island resort Niyama (pronounced Neeama), a 40-minute seaplane ride from the capital, Male.
Gram Sabha can also examine whether the proposed mining area Niyama Danger, 10 km away from the peak, would in any way affect the abode of Niyam-Raja.
bahupaccavaya ajjau niyama puna sangahe aparibhuya | sangahiya puna ajja thirathavara samjama hoi || VavBh 3246 A nun faces many kinds of calamity.
F, Niyama e Santana (2009) analisaram o nivel de disclosure por meio das divulgacoes e evidenciacoes dos vinte maiores bancos atuantes no Sistema Financeiro Nacional com vistas a verificar a aderencia as recomendacoes de Basileia com relacao a evidenciacao dos riscos de mercado e operacional.
Yoga is based on an eightfold path to direct the practitioner from awareness of the external world to a focus on the inner, which includes yama, niyama, asana, pranayama, pratyahara, darana, dhyana, and samadhi.
The eight limbs are Yama, or universal morality; Niyama, or personal observances; Asanas, or body postures; Pranayama, or breathing exercises; Pratyahara, or control of the senses; Dharana, or concentration and cultivation of inner perception; Dhyana, or devotion and meditation on the divine; Samadhi, or union with the divine.
According to the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, translated by Sri Swami Satchidananda, there are eight limbs of yoga--yama (abstinence), niyama (observance), asana (posture), pranayama (breath control), pratyahara (sense withdrawal), dharana (concentration), dhyana (meditation) and samadhi (super-conscious state).
Yama and niyama are often neglected in most yoga classes outside of India despite their crucial contributions to the pursuit of this practice.