Over 2,00 years ago, Patanjali compiled, The Yoga Sutras, a text that discusses the eight limbs of yoga and guidelines for living a purposeful life. Learn how to incorporate the sutras into your daily life and yoga practice with articles exploring the various aspects and intricacies of this classic yogic text.
Making major changes in your life can sometimes feel like waging an inner battle, especially when trying to transform unhelpful but powerful habits. It’s a human condition that Patanjali addressed… Read More→
In Sutra 1:12 (Abhyasa vairagyabhyam tannirodhah), the sage Patanjali continues to focus his teachings on how to calm the vrittis—the mind’s restless, swirling thoughts. Many yogis consider this particular sutra… Read More→
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The challenge, and the opportunity, that Yoga presents to us is the possibility of breaking the conditioning cycle. We do this by becoming aware of the depth and pervasiveness of our patterns and, at the same time, by working to change them. And true transformation begins at the moment that we become aware of our actual condition.