The ultimate goal of Yoga is Moksha (liberation). In the classical Astanga yoga system, the ultimate goal of yoga practice is to achieve the state of Samadhi and abide in that state as pure awareness.
Meaning of Yoga
A disciplined method for attaining a goal.
Techniques of controlling the body and the mind.
A name of a school or system of philosophy (darśana).
With prefixes such as “hatha-, mantra-, and laya-, traditions specialising in particular techniques of yoga.