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”

Atha yoga anushasanam

Atha yoga anushasanam Now the teachings of Yoga begin – Yoga Sutra 1.1 It’s my first blog post, and I thought what better topic than Yoga Sutra 1.1.  It’s such an unceremonious yet introspective way to start things.  In plain language it says now, the teachings of yoga begin.  It conveys (among other things) the point thatContinue reading “Atha yoga anushasanam”