These principles and practices aim to bring balance and harmony to the mind, body, and soul.

Yama - It depicts ethical practices towards others, such as non-violence and truthfulness. Yama encourages practitioners to interact with others in a peaceful and ethical manner.

Niyama - It is an ethical practice towards oneself, such as cleanliness and contentment. Niyama teaches self-discipline and self-improvement.

Asana - Asana describes the physical postures to improve flexibility, strength, and balance. Asana focuses on physical postures, and Pratyahara on inward reflection.

Pranayama - Pranayama focuses on breath control. Breath control enhances energy and calms the mind.

Pratyahara - Pratyahara focuses on inward reflection. It is about the withdrawal of the senses to cultivate inner awareness and concentration.

Dharana - This depicts concentration to develop a one-pointed focus.

Samadhi - It is a state of meditative consciousness leading to a profound sense of unity and connection with the universe.