How well do you know the Yoga Sūtra?

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#1. What does kaivalya mean?

#2. What are the five yamas or principles of restraint?

#3. Which of the following is NOT one of the five kleshas (afflictions) listed in the second chapter of the Yoga Sutra?

#4. Was Patanjali the founding father of yoga?

#5. Which of the below is NOT included in the usual list of eight siddhis or mystical perfections of advanced yogi practitioners?

#6. According to Patanjali, what are the two essential prerequisites to yoga practice?

#7. At what point in the practice of yoga do the results of karma or action cease?

#8. What is the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali mainly about?

#9. How many chapters are in the yoga sutra?

#10. Which of the following is NOT experienced in the state of kaivalya?

#11. What are samskaras in the Yoga Sutra?

#12. Which of the following is NOT one of the three pramanas or valid means of attaining knowledge ?

#13. What does verse 1.2 of the Yoga Sutra ‘yogas citta vritti nirodha’ mean?

#14. What is the correct sequence of the eight limbs of yoga?

#15. What is viveka-jnana?

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