February 7, 2020

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July 29, 2022

4.9 Unique configuration of impressions (samskaras)

Yoga Sutra 4.9 Unique configuration of impressions (samskaras) Are you aware of the impressiones accumulated in you and of their effects? Are your ways of being related to your beliefs and opinions? Might it be possible that this collection of impressions, when unresolved, remains in your individual space of awareness offering you ways to overcome your identification with these experiences? Would it be possible for the impressions of previous actions to be stored in our organs through some mechanism that we do not understand yet? Is it possible then that your unique configuration of memories, impressions and tendencies continues from one life to the next? https://simple-yoga.org This is an excerpt from the book Unravel the Thread available at: Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/1737648202/ Alibris https://www.alibris.com/Unravel-the-Thread-Applying-the-ancient-wisdom-of-yoga-to-live-a-happy-life-Rub-n-V%C3%9Fsquez/book/50532904?matches=5 Barnes and Noble https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/unravel-the-thread-rub-n-v-squez/1139928755 Indiebound https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781737648208 Thriftbooks https://www.thriftbooks.com/w/unravel-the-thread-applying-the-ancient-wisdom-of-yoga-to-live-a-happy-life_rubn-vsquez/29003752/#edition=60132974&idiq=52585765
July 28, 2022

4.8 Manifestation of impressions (samskaras)

Yoga Sutra 4.8 Manifestation of impressions (samskaras) Subconscious impressions manifest under appropriate conditions. Samskaras influence personality and tendencies. Are your intentions and actions generating new impressions? Are some of your actions and interactions the result of unconscious impressions? To what extent is your personality a form of conditioning? https://simple-yoga.org This is an excerpt from the book Unravel the Thread available at: Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/1737648202/ Alibris https://www.alibris.com/Unravel-the-Thread-Applying-the-ancient-wisdom-of-yoga-to-live-a-happy-life-Rub-n-V%C3%9Fsquez/book/50532904?matches=5 Barnes and Noble https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/unravel-the-thread-rub-n-v-squez/1139928755 Indiebound https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781737648208 Thriftbooks https://www.thriftbooks.com/w/unravel-the-thread-applying-the-ancient-wisdom-of-yoga-to-live-a-happy-life_rubn-vsquez/29003752/#edition=60132974&idiq=52585765
July 24, 2022

4.7 Karma of three kinds

Yoga Sutra 4.7 Karma of three kinds Those who are not immersed in samadhi generate three types of karma. Yogis who have achieved integration, by living beyond attachment to results, do not accumulate karma. For others, karma is negative, positive and mixed. Can you notice how your current situation may have been influenced by your previous intentions and actions? Are you aware of past impressions that are still active in you? Do your actions reflect a growing balance within you? https://simple-yoga.org This is an excerpt from the book Unravel the Thread available at: Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/1737648202/ Alibris https://www.alibris.com/Unravel-the-Thread-Applying-the-ancient-wisdom-of-yoga-to-live-a-happy-life-Rub-n-V%C3%9Fsquez/book/50532904?matches=5 Barnes and Noble https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/unravel-the-thread-rub-n-v-squez/1139928755 Indiebound https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781737648208 Thriftbooks https://www.thriftbooks.com/w/unravel-the-thread-applying-the-ancient-wisdom-of-yoga-to-live-a-happy-life_rubn-vsquez/29003752/#edition=60132974&idiq=52585765
July 24, 2022

4.6 Mind doesn’t generate impressions (samskaras)

Yoga Sutra 4.6 Mind doesn't generate impressions (samskaras) Free from the ways of being, conscious and balanced actions Meditation is sustainable and makes it easy to act without leaving subconscious impressions that generate an endless chain of reactions and afflictions. Are you freer of expectations and attachments to the results of your actions? How do you know if your actions are the result of your deep emotional balance? https://simple-yoga.org This is an excerpt from the book Unravel the Thread available at: Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/1737648202/ Alibris https://www.alibris.com/Unravel-the-Thread-Applying-the-ancient-wisdom-of-yoga-to-live-a-happy-life-Rub-n-V%C3%9Fsquez/book/50532904?matches=5 Barnes and Noble https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/unravel-the-thread-rub-n-v-squez/1139928755 Indiebound https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781737648208 Thriftbooks https://www.thriftbooks.com/w/unravel-the-thread-applying-the-ancient-wisdom-of-yoga-to-live-a-happy-life_rubn-vsquez/29003752/#edition=60132974&idiq=52585765
July 6, 2022

4.5 Single underlying awareness

Yoga Sutra 4.5 Single underlying awareness Is there a single sense of self beneath all your experiences? What is at the core of all your experiences? Could there also be only one all encompassing awareness underlying all of existence? What is the nucleus of your being? https://simple-yoga.org This is an excerpt from the book Unravel the Thread available at: Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/1737648202/ Alibris https://www.alibris.com/Unravel-the-Thread-Applying-the-ancient-wisdom-of-yoga-to-live-a-happy-life-Rub-n-V%C3%9Fsquez/book/50532904?matches=5 Barnes and Noble https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/unravel-the-thread-rub-n-v-squez/1139928755 Indiebound https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781737648208 Thriftbooks https://www.thriftbooks.com/w/unravel-the-thread-applying-the-ancient-wisdom-of-yoga-to-live-a-happy-life_rubn-vsquez/29003752/#edition=60132974&idiq=52585765
July 6, 2022

4.4 Created minds from sense of self

Yoga Sutra 4.4 Created minds from sense of self What makes you aware of your own existence? Is it possible to generate new body-minds? What do you identify with? Is your sense of self (asmita) the meeting point between existence and awareness? What do you find when your internal activity and identifications cease? https://simple-yoga.org This is an excerpt from the book Unravel the Thread available at: Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/1737648202/ Alibris https://www.alibris.com/Unravel-the-Thread-Applying-the-ancient-wisdom-of-yoga-to-live-a-happy-life-Rub-n-V%C3%9Fsquez/book/50532904?matches=5 Barnes and Noble https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/unravel-the-thread-rub-n-v-squez/1139928755 Indiebound https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781737648208 Thriftbooks https://www.thriftbooks.com/w/unravel-the-thread-applying-the-ancient-wisdom-of-yoga-to-live-a-happy-life_rubn-vsquez/29003752/#edition=60132974&idiq=52585765
July 6, 2022

4.3 Life flows according to its potential

Yoga Sutra 4.3 Life flows according to its potential Removing obstacles to the harmonious flow of life. Incidental causes do not cause life. Facilitate the conditions for life to move without obstructions. Is there a difference between your normal state and your natural state? How are you aligning with your natural state? https://simple-yoga.org This is an excerpt from the book Unravel the Thread available at: Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/1737648202/ Alibris https://www.alibris.com/Unravel-the-Thread-Applying-the-ancient-wisdom-of-yoga-to-live-a-happy-life-Rub-n-V%C3%9Fsquez/book/50532904?matches=5 Barnes and Noble https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/unravel-the-thread-rub-n-v-squez/1139928755 Indiebound https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781737648208 Thriftbooks https://www.thriftbooks.com/w/unravel-the-thread-applying-the-ancient-wisdom-of-yoga-to-live-a-happy-life_rubn-vsquez/29003752/#edition=60132974&idiq=52585765
June 10, 2022

4.2 Being is nature flowing

Yoga Sutra 4.2 Being is nature flowing Life manifests in countless ways Changes in properties, characteristics or states do not change the fundamental essence. To what extent are you conscious of the flow of life in you? How do your movements influence the flow of life through you? Do your thoughts affect how alive you feel? Is there a relationship between your emotions and the sense of aliveness in you? https://simple-yoga.org This is an excerpt from the book Unravel the Thread available at: Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/1737648202/ and Barnes & Noble https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/unravel-the-thread-rub-n-v-squez/1139928755
June 10, 2022

4.1 Sources of optimal efficiency

Yoga Sutra 4.1 Sources of optimal efficiency Birth, herbs, mantra, purification techniques and deep integrationi (samadhi) https://simple-yoga.org This is an excerpt from the book Unravel the Thread available at: Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/1737648202/ and Barnes & Noble https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/unravel-the-thread-rub-n-v-squez/1139928755