Being grounded in who you are

Maria Popova is one of my favorite writers  She doesn’t try to make her blog Brainpickings into anything it’s not – she simply writes about what she loves and is amazing at it.  The subject matter ranges from literature, philosophy, and art to history and typography.  The excerpt below is from an interview with 99u and I feel it reallyContinue reading “Being grounded in who you are”

Yogas citta vritti nirodhah

Yogas citta vritti nirodhah Yoga is the stilling of the fluctuations of the mind – Yoga Sutra 1.2 Sutra 1.2 says yoga is the stilling of the mind fluctuations. The second sutra gives a definition of yoga, but it’s also an instruction on how to achieve yoga, or enlightenment. Yoga can only happen when the mind is still,Continue reading “Yogas citta vritti nirodhah”