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Yama the first of the eight limbs described in the yoga text of Pattanjali
This limb recommends five ethical practices or restraints
Ahimsa: Applying non-violence/non harming to yourself and others.
Satya: Truth -living according to your own truth.
Asteya: Non stealing.
Brahmachharya: Abstinence ; containing sexual energy.
Aparigraha; Non coveting ; letting go of desires.
My take on these, is to practice to the best of my ability in the same way as I practice Asana ( Yoga poses).

Quote of the day

Yogash chitta vritti nirodhah
When you stop identifying with your thoughts, fluctuations of mind, then there is yoga,identify with self, which is Samahdi, happiness, bliss and ecstasy.