Category: Yoga Sutras

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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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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Fidgeting on the Mat: Ill Fitting Yoga Clothes or Road to Enlightenment?

 'There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is.'” Albert Einstein...maybe   These days, everyone…
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