Tag: yoga sutras

Why Practice 6 Days A Week or Every Day?

  To become grounded in practice. "Practice becomes firmly grounded when well attended to for a long time, without break and in all earnestness."-Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 1:14 What is…
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Trigger….Unhappy

  The video above talks about how Facebook makes money by triggering your negative emotions.  By placing posts on your page, that you are likely to engage with for a…
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An Opportunity For Non Attachment

Life is a good and consistent teacher.  She is constantly giving us opportunities to be stronger, to go deeper, and evolve. She is always teaching non attachment. Case in point.…
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To Be of Service

"Do what you can to uplift and enlighten people, but never forget your path."-Babaji, At the Eleventh Hour by Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Ph.D. "Practice becomes firmly grounded when well attended…
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Yoga and the Path of Forgiveness

Why do people love Ashtanga? It works. It heals. It has changed their lives. In the science of Yoga, firsthand experience is seen as the highest proof. 99% practice, 1%…
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Yoga: The Cure for Phantom Life Syndrome

When students get stuck on a pose, I often use a camera to record them and play it back. Sometimes we think we are doing something and we are not. …
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Meeting Hate with Love: Cultivating Compassion Through Asana

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali tells us to practice equanimity/upeksha in the face of wickedness. Equanimity is the ability to remain compassionate and calm in the face of wickedness and…
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A letter to Those Disenchanted by the World of Yoga

"Many of us get involved in spirituality and find our path, and then, without our being aware of it, the ego starts to co-opt that path. We begin to place…
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Yoga Statistics and Faulty Logic

  I just watched a video where an Ashtanga teacher quoted a statistic that was probably true for her students but definitely was not true for mine.  Earlier this week,…
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Ahimsa: Non Harming for Positive Change

No matter how angry we are, the unbreakable vow of the yogi is ahimsa. The Yoga Sutras state that the great vows, and ahimsa is one of them, are not…
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