Definitions for "Niyamas"
Keywords:  patanjali, yoga, sutras, purity, yogic
The second stage or limb of yoga as defined by Patanjali in his Yoga Sutras and is a collection of five observances or personal disciplines. The five niyamas are purity, contentment, self-discipline, self-study, and living with an awareness of the Divine.
the five inner disciplines as preliminaries in Yoga and Tantra
yogic observances