Who was the first person to compile the system of yoga?

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The system of yoga was first complied sometime between 5,000 BC and 300 A.D. by an Indian philosopher and practioner named Patanjali. Although the information had been passed down from generation to generation in oral history, Patanjali was the first person to write down and catalog the system of yoga.

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