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...
Yoga Sutras for Modern Life. First Limb: Yamas

Yoga Sutras for Modern Life. First Limb: Yamas

This month I would like to go back to a theme I briefly touched in a blog post in March – the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. This is a monumental text in yoga tradition, so often cited and so often misunderstood. It promises a healthy mind, healthy body, wisdom, and the...
What can we learn from the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali?

What can we learn from the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali?

Yoga is not only physical exercise. A big part of this ancient practice is spiritual and philosophical. Yoga philosophy is deeply woven into ancient Indian thought and ‘Yoga’ is in fact, the name of an ancient Indian school of philosophy. One of the most important...
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