loved, sought out, cherished ishtadevata: cherished divine being devata: godliness, personal God, ideal svādhyāyād-iṣṭa-devatā saṁprayogaḥ (Yoga Sutra II-44) “Self reflection (svadhyaya) brings divinity in the life.”
Category: Yoga Glossary
sense organs, organs of perception, sensual energy kāyendriya-siddhir-aśuddhi-kṣayāt tapasaḥ (Yoga Sutra II-43) “Self discipline (tapas) destroys impurities and supernatural powers of the body that awaken the senses.” indriyajayah: the mastery of the sensual energy...
one of the main energy channels running on the left side of the spine from the mooladhara (base) chakra to the ajna chakra in the head
knowledge, understanding, wisdom jnana marga: path of knowledge jnana mudra: the gesture of knowledge – in this the index finger is bent so that its tip is joined with the tip of the thumb, the other...
the individual self
one of the shatkarma techniques for cleansing the tongue