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→
When Patanjali outlined the practice of yoga two thousand years ago, he used a form of short, easy-to-remember sayings that could be recited or chanted as slokas, the Sanskrit root… Read More→
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