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Yoga Sutras For Modern Life: Find Time for What You Love

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:39-Freedom from wanting(Aparigraha) unlocks the real purpose of existence. Defining the Sutra When we are not greedy, we begin to understand why we are here and…
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Yoga Sutras for Modern Day Life: Energy For What is Important

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:38- By one established in Brahmacharya, vigor is gained.   Defining the Sutra Through celibacy, you can use your energy to focus on other things. Modern…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: Reset and Recharge

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:37-For those who do not steal (asteya), jewels will materialize. Defining the Sutra What is stealing according to the Yogic tradition? In his translation of the…
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Yoga Sutras for Modern Life: Live A Life You Love

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:36-When you are established in truth, your actions and their results are imbibed with truthfulness.   Defining the Sutra Through being truthful, we build a life…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: Peace on the Earth

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:35 In the presence of one established in non-violence (ahimsa), all hostility ceases. Defining the Sutra Peace happens in the presence of those who are peaceful.…
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Lets Talk Yoga and Alcohol

Listen, if you want to drink beer and wine, go for it. I absolutely am a social drinker. Occasionally, I drink a beer because I like the taste of it. Occasionally,…
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Spiritual Laziness: Active Body, Lazy Mind or Active Mind, Lazy Body

“Anyone can practice. Young man can practice. Old man can practice. Very old man can practice. Man who is sick, he can practice. Man who doesn’t have strength can practice.…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Times: Ain’t Nobody Got Time For Those Thoughts

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:32-34- Niyama consists of purity, contentment, accepting but not causing pain, study of spiritual books and self surrender. When disturbed by negative thoughts, opposite ones should…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Life: Are You Ready For the Great Vow?

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2: 29-31: The 8 limbs of Yoga are: Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana and Samadhi. Yama, or the 5 restraints, consist of non violence,…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Life: Yoga For Dummies

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:28: By the practice of the limbs of Yoga, the impurities dwindle and there dawns the light of wisdom, leading to discriminative discernment.   Defining the…
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