Himalayan Art Resources

Subject: Yoga Main Page

Yoga Main Page | Abstract Concepts in Art Glossary

Subjects, Topics & Types:
- Yoga Explanation (below)
- Yoga Appearance
- Mahasiddha Main Page
- Masterworks
- Confusions
- Others...

Types of Yoga & Related Topics:
- Deity Yoga
- Dream Yoga
- Karma Yoga
- Rasayana & Eating Yoga
- Transference
- Yoga Tantra
- Yantra Yoga
- Others...

Abstract Yogas:
- Eleven Yogas of Vajrayogini
- Twelve Yogas of Hevajra
- Others...

Yoga (Skt.): an ancient philosophical system of India included under the broad designation of Hinduism. Yoga is also a form of gentle physical training, Hatha Yoga, associated with Hindu and Buddhist Tantra. Yoga also refers to the two types of meditation practice in Tantric Buddhism, Generation Stage and Perfection Stage. Yantra Yoga refers to the physically aggressive training in Tantric Buddhism and Karma Yoga refers to the path using esoteric sexual practices as a path to enlightenment.

Jeff Watt 12-2005 [updated 6-2017]