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Week 7: Reflections On The Five Types Of Mental Distortions According To Patanjali (Sutras 6-11)

From wishful thinking, to the spinning and outright denial of truth, our species has created societies that are often shaped by nothing more than illusions, or to draw from Plato’s infamous story of the cave, shaped by nothing more than … Read MoreRead More

Week 7: Check-In | Letting Go Of Mental Distortions And Suffering Through Mindfulness

Our Four Noble Truths, and quest for enlightenment through the Eightfold Path, reminds us that we must let go of all of the mental distortions that weight us down and keep us entangled/attached in the perpetual cycle of suffering that … Read MoreRead More

Week 7: The 5 Types Of Mental Distortions According To Patanjali (Sutras 6-11)

“They are right knowledge, misconceptions, verbal delusion, sleep and memory.” –The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Pramana Viparyaya Vikalpa Nidra Smrtayah Pramana: correct or right knowledge | Viparyaya: misconception, incorrect knowledge | Vikalpa: verbal delusion, imagination | Nidra: sleep | Smrtayah: … Read MoreRead More

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