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 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