Exploring the Sutras Lesson 4 : Vritti Sarupyam Itarahatra Patanjali begins his sutras with a very clear introduction and invitation to participate more fully in life. He defines yoga immediately as that which helps us calm the agitations and fluctuations of our mind and tells us that if we can do this, then we will… Read More
The yoga sutras have been called the road map for the yogi. They help us navigate the twists and turns of our mind. They are something that I couldn’t even approach when I was just beginning my yoga practice because I was barely on my journey and pretty much didn’t know how to read the… Read More
I.4 Vritti Sarupyam Itarahatra When we do not have the vision and practices to see ourselves clearly for who and what we really are, we tend to identify with the Vrittis, the agitations and fluctuations of our mind. Unfortunately, instead of taking personal responsibility for our behavior, we tend to project them onto everyone and everything around us. Unfortunately we do this more to those who… Read More
II.48 Tatah Dvandvah Anabhighataha Quite simply, Yoga makes the impossible possible. Through the practice of Hatha Yoga, we can overcome the defining factors of our human condition that seem to fixed such as age, weight, culture, family, history and sex.
It’s been about a month since the New Year began and I think it’s time to check in and see how our intentions and resolutions are holding up. I promise this will be the last of the intention police; well, I may periodically check back in with you to inspire you to stay on the path… Read More