Sadhana Your spiritual practice. Shastras "Shastra" commonly refers to a treatise or text on a specific field of knowledge. The Vedanta Shastra, Sankhya Shastra and the Yoga Shastra are three examples.
Yama: Abstentions and moral restraints. Ethical rules and moral imperatives. Relationship toward others. There are 5 Yama's (sometimes referred to as "The Dont's"). Ahiṃsā (अहिंसा): Compassion and practicing nonviolence, non-harming, and non-killing of other living beings (including animals). Cause no injury, and do no harm in your deeds, your words, or even your thoughts. Satya (सत्य): Truth, truthfulness, non-falsehood. Be truthful in your thoughts, speech and actions...to others as well as [...]