What is the difference between Yoga & Exercise?

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What is the difference between Yoga & Exercise?
   

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answered Dec 5, 2012 by Gulshan Kumar (16,490 points)
Yoga is holistic lifestyle and combination of 8 steps  yama - niyama - asana - pranayama - pratyahara - dharana - dhyana - samadhi where as exercise is merely a set of physical movement for the cause of physical movements, while yoga is targetted at physical, mental, emotional and spiritual level of person.

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