Sutra Studies Week 8: Gaining Control Of The Mind Through Practice And Non-Attachment (Sutra 12)

“These mental modifications are restrained by practice and non-attachment.” –The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Abhyasa Vairagyabhyam Tannirodhah Abyasa: practice | Vairagya: non-attachment (abhyam: by both) | Tad (tan): they | Nirodhah: restrained The two key things that are required in … Read MoreRead More

Sutra Studies Week 5: Discovering Your True Self Identity (Sutra 4)

“At other times [the Self appears to] assume the forms of the mental modifications.” –The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Vrtti Sarupyamitaratra Vrtti: modification/distortion | Sarupyam: assumes form, identification | Itaratra: at other times “[W]ithout any identifications [to which I will … Read MoreRead More