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Meaning of YOGA

Pronunciation:  'yowgu, 'yowgu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a course of related exercises and postures intended to promote control of the body and mind and to attain physical and spiritual wellbeing
  2. [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
 

YOGA is a 4 letter word that starts with Y.

 

 See Also: exercise, exercising, Hindooism, Hinduism, lotus position, physical exercise, physical exertion, workout

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Indian word for "union;" a posturing and breathing technique to induce relaxation.
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are performing, symbolizes calmness and control of mind and body. You have great self-discipline.
 

 

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