Tag: yoga sutras

Yoga Sutras For Modern Life: Are Desire and Contentment Enemies?

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:42 By Contentment, supreme joy is gained Defining the Sutra "There were times when, for this or that reason, we had temporarily ceased to feel anxious;…
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Can You Do Too Much Yoga?

There is an article circulating about the detriments of doing "too much Yoga". Here is thing. The article is about asana. Yoga is a system. A method. Water is good for…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: Teach Me About Your Faith by What’s In Your Heart

  Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:41-Purity brings clarity/luminosity, happiness, concentration, mastery of the senses, and the capacity for Self awareness. Defining the Sutra:  Purity of the mind and heart makes us…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: Obsession with the Body

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:40: Once you purify yourself (Saucha), you are no longer compulsively interested in your body or compulsively compelled towards the bodies of others. P.S. I had to pull…
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Get Up and Practice Yoga or Sleep In?

I opened my eyes and stared at my clock. It said 4:30AM. Time to get up and get ready to go to Yoga.  Than the story started. "You've worked hard…
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Waiting For It To Be Easy

If you are waiting for it to be easy to get up at 4AM for morning practice, you will never consistently get up for practice. If you are waiting for it to…
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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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