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Yoga MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Yoga
Tree Number(s)
E02.190.525.937
E02.190.901.984
E02.779.474.937
K01.844.799.867
Unique ID
D015013
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015013
Annotation
IM; specify geog if pertinent
Scope Note
A major orthodox system of Hindu philosophy based on Sankhya (metaphysical dualism) but differing from it in being theistic and characterized by the teaching of raja-yoga as a practical method of liberating the self. It includes a system of exercises for attaining bodily or mental control and well-being with liberation of the self and union with the universal spirit. (From Webster, 3d ed)
See Also
Muscle Stretching Exercises
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Yoga Preferred
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