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List of yoga schools

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List of yoga schools

In late medieval Hinduism, Raja Yoga, based on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, was contrasted with the more recent Hatha Yoga. Since the late 19th century, a great number of distinct new styles of "Yoga" have been introduced by individual teachers.


  • Modern Hinduism and Neo-Hindu revival 1
  • Styles of Hatha Yoga 2
  • Eclectic styles 3
  • Yoga in other religious traditions 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Modern Hinduism and Neo-Hindu revival

The term "Yoga" has been used for various philosophies and concepts in the context of Hindu revivalism and Neo-Hindu religious and philosophical movements.

Styles of Hatha Yoga

Eclectic styles

These are partially derived from concepts of Hatha yoga.

Yoga in other religious traditions

With the widespread reception of the concept of "Yoga" in the west, the term has also been transferred to similar systems of medition which are not of Indian origin.


  1. ^ "Bihar School of Yoga". BSY. Retrieved 2 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Styles of Yoga: Truth is One, Paths are Many". iHanuman. Retrieved 4 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "Forrest Yoga". Yoga Life Journey. Retrieved 4 November 2011. 
  4. ^ "The Heart of Yoga". February 2009. 
  5. ^ "Yoga System". 

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