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yoga


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Yoga  \Yo"ga\,  n.  [Skr.  y[=o]ga  union.] 
  A  species  of  asceticism  among  the  Hindoos,  which  consists  in 
  a  complete  abstraction  from  all  worldly  objects,  by  which  the 
  votary  expects  to  obtain  union  with  the  universal  spirit,  and 
  to  acquire  superhuman  faculties. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  yoga 
  n  :  a  Hindu  theistic  philosophy;  union  of  self  and  the  Supreme 
  Being  is  sought  through  a  state  of  complete  awareness  and 
  tranquillity  attained  by  certain  physical  exercises 




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