February 7, 2020

Where to Start

Articles to help you practice yoga correctly If you are new to yoga, or if you want to expand your yoga practice, these articles offer you […]
February 22, 2021

2.45 Effects of humility (ishvara pranidhana)

Yoga Sutra 2.45 Effects of humility (ishvara pranidhana) What happens when you recognize that you are not in charge of the Universe? How do you relate to what is beyond your control? Are you aware of the limits of your understanding? What attitudes are more conducive to attracting insight? Do you take credit for the insights you have received?
February 16, 2021

2.44 Effects of wisdom (svadhyaya)

Yoga Sutra 2.44 Effects of wisdom (svadhyaya) How are you studying yourself and true wisdom? For you what is life? Where do you find wisdom? How do you recognize true wisdom? Do you really know yourself? What does Supreme Being mean to you?
February 10, 2021

2.43 Effects of enthusiasm (tapas)

Yoga Sutra 2.43 Effects of enthusiasm (tapas) How do you express your energy, commitment and enthusiasm? Tapas is a process of self-regulation. Are you aware of your patterns in movement, posture, breathing, thought, and emotions? Which patterns contribute to enliven your outlook and the overall tone of your feelings? Which don’t?
February 1, 2021

2.42 Effects of contenment (santosha)

Yoga Sutra 2.42 Effects of contenment (santosha) When you ask yourself if you live in contentment, what do you find? Are you creating satisfaction from within or based on the world outside? What are your internal filters that cause dissatisfaction? What needs to happen for you to find joy deep within?
January 25, 2021

2.41 Effects of clarity II (shaucha)

Yoga Sutra 2.41 Effects of clarity II (shaucha) As you commit to establishing clarity within, what do you notice? Remember that gaining clarity will make more apparent the areas where there is still confusion, just like cleaning and organizing one closet or room in your home will make the disorderliness in other rooms more evident.
January 20, 2021

2.40 Effects of clarity I (shaucha)

Yoga Sutra 2.40 Effects of clarity I (shaucha) How do you cultivate clarity in your own life? Are there areas of your mental, physical, or emotional life that you choose to ignore? What is the nature of the blockages that you find? Is it possible that some of those blockages result from your own beliefs? Is there a relationship between who you think you should be and those blockages?
January 14, 2021

2.39 Results of freedom from cravings (aparigraha)

Yoga Sutra 2.39 Results of freedom from cravings (aparigraha) Do you find contentment in many situations and changing circumstances? Do you live in abundance, scarcity or craving? How much time, energy and resources do you allocate to maintaining what you own? Do you derive your sense of self from your material possessions, appearance, and circumstances?
January 8, 2021

2.38 Results of reverence for life (brahmacharya)

Yoga Sutra 2.38 Results of reverence for life (brahmacharya) How do you know if you are living in harmony with life? How do you gauge moderation in your actions? Is there balance in your life between work, play, personal development, and relationships? Is there anything that sparks the light of vitality and enthusiasm in you?
January 1, 2021

2.37 Results of fairness and generosity (asteya)

Yoga Sutra 2.37 Results of fairness and generosity (asteya) Do you see the world as a place of scarcity or abundance? How do you see yourself in relation to the world of material comforts? How much of your time do you invest meditating on money? How does that compare to the amount of time you spend cultivating genuine relationships with yourself and with others?