Yoga Sutras – Dharana Philosophy & Theory

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Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we review the sixth limb of the Eight Limbs of Yoga, dharana (concentration).


Become familiar with the meaning and deeper philosophical perspectives of dharana (concentration) and its vital role in the practice of meditation.


Provide a meaning for dharana as it is often defined and give an alternative definition as well. Describe the process of dharana and explain how it’s related to meditation.

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