Yoga Sutras for modern life. Fourth limb: Pranayama

Yoga Sutras for modern life. Fourth limb: Pranayama

Praṇayama is the fourth limb of Yoga and brings us to the fourth part of my mini-series dedicated to the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. Pranayama is yogic breathing technique which is practiced to clear the physical and emotional obstacles in order to direct and expand the...
Yoga Sutras for Modern Life. Third Limb: Asana

Yoga Sutras for Modern Life. Third Limb: Asana

Here we are onto the third episode of my mini series dedicated to the Eight Limbs of Yoga according to the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. The first two limbs were the code of conducts: Yamas and Niyamas. The third limb or stage of yoga is called Asana. Asana is the...
Yoga Sutras for modern life. Second limb: Niyamas

Yoga Sutras for modern life. Second limb: Niyamas

Back in June we explored the five key Yamas, defined as principles or self-ethical virtues that need to be practiced on the path of yoga, as they are brought to us by the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. This immensely important yoga text was written over 2,000 years ago, so...
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