Raja Yoga

Discipline: 
Yoga
Other names: 
Royal Yoga
Meditation Yoga
Mind Yoga
Patanjali Yoga
Spiritual Yoga
Non-physical Yoga
Key features: 
Practice to control fluctuations of mind
Includes: (1) pratyahara or withdrawal of senses, (2) dharana or concentration, (3) dhyana or meditation, (4) samadhi or absorbtion, or realization.
Raja yoga is practiced after having achieved excellence in hatha yoga
Patanjali was first to codify methods of Raja Yoga being heavily influenced by Buddhism and samkhya philosophy
Popular practitioners: 
Swami Vivekananda
Swami Sivananda
Maharshi Mahesh of Arunachal
Krishna
Patanjali
Madamme E. P. Blavatskaya
Georgii Gurdjieff
Osho
Swami Yogananda

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