Category: Yoga Philosophy

Yoga Sutras For Modern Life: Staying Excited About Yoga Practice

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:24-The cause of this union is ignorance.  Defining the Sutra: When we become identified with our thoughts, our body, our money, our circumstances and/or the things we…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: Your Life, Your Evolution

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:23: The union of owner and owned causes the recognition of the nature and powers of them both. Defining the Sutra: There cannot be an up without…
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Yoga Sutras for Modern Life: Be Unmessablewith

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:22: To one who is liberated, the world of the senses becomes unreal but it remains real to all other beings. Defining the Sutra Once the…
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Yoga Sutras for Modern Life: Every Experience is a Valid Experience

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:21- The seen only exists for the sake of the Atman. Defining the Sutra: In Sutra 2:18, we explored the idea that we are in this time…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: A Refresher on the Purpose of Yoga

  Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:20: The Seer, the experiencer, is pure consciousness. It appears to take on the changing colors of the mind. In reality, it is unchangeable. Defining…
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Kino MacGregor: World’s First Yoga Channel

When Kino MacGregor asked me to take a look at her new project, I of course said, "Yes!" I have always admired Kino's work ethic. When it comes to innovative ways…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: Yoga Was a Science Way Before It Became a Workout

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:19- The stages of the Gunas are specific, non specific, defined and undefinable.   Defining the Sutra [caption id="attachment_5940" align="aligncenter" width="600"] https://svasti.wordpress.com/2009/07/27/the-3-gunas/[/caption]   I spoke about…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: Why Are We Here?

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:18- The objects of experience are made up of light, action, inertia, the elements and the sense organs. The universe exists for the purpose of experience and…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: Is It True that We are All One?

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:17: The cause of that avoidable pain is the union of the seer (Purusha) and seen (Prakrati). Defining the Sutra When you start to go down…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: Don’t Start None, Won’t Be None

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:16: Suffering, that has not yet come, can be prevented. Defining the Sutra There are 3 types of Karma. Two of them are created from past…
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