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Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: Is Your Pose an Asana?

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:46- Asana is a steady, comfortable seat Defining the Sutra An asana is steady and comfortable. If our poses are not steady and comfortable, they are not true Yoga asanas. A Yoga asana is a pose used for attaining the state of Yoga.  The state of…

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Yoga Sutras for Modern Day Life: Surrender

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:45 Through surrender to pure awareness/God, one can achieve Samadhi/oneness. Defining the Sutra: Patanjali gives many ways to find Samadhi or establish a connection to truth.   Isvarapranidana, surrender to God or the surrender to the supreme energy within you is one of those paths. Modern Day…

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Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: A Cure for Global Insanity

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:44: Self-study deepens your connection with your chosen object of meditation/Ishta devata/deity. Defining the Sutra This is where being a Sanskrit Scholar would come in handy.  Just to be clear, I am not one. The etymology of Svadyaya is “sva” which means  “own” and “dyaya” which means…

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