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In the world of contemporary Western yoga, Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras are revered as canon. The yoga community accepts this collection of philosophical aphorisms as fundamental to yogic practice, and significant in the process of understanding the history of the tradition. This work is the jump-off point for many yoga philosophy conversations, and is written in a unique […]
Then in a nonsense move, he gambles away himself! You bet your own ass he lost that one too.
To be a true yoga master, you need to master the art of negation. That’s Patanjali’s idea, from the Yoga Sutras: 2.33 Vitarka badhane pratipaksha bhavanam The practice of pratipaksha bhanavam prescribes that, when disturbed by negative thoughts, opposite thoughts should be brought into awareness. It takes a good amount of logical and spiritual training to know how […]
I will not make the claim that unconditional love doesn’t exist. This is not to refute the existence of the vast reservoirs of possibilities for the expression and our perception of all things that bask in the pure potential to appear to us as amazing, holy even. However, I will claim that you’re using the […]
Pushing back against the hyper-apology phenomenon.

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