Category Archives: Raja Yoga

Light of the Soul, Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, final session Sutras 23-34

The final week’s discussion brought forward some extremely clear, succinct, and pure understandings of Patanjali’s final sutras. In those he, once again, reminds the practitioner of the final hurdles or snags to realization: the very nature of Mind itself and … Continue reading

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Light of the Soul, Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras: book 4 sutras 18-27

We’re in the final two week’s of discussion of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. I think we all have enjoyed this deep excursion into the rishi, Patanjali’s, comprehensive teaching on life, the spiritual path, meditation, and Reality. The Eight Means to, or … Continue reading

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Light of the Soul: Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: book 4, sutras 11-17

We begin with a recap of sutra 10 in Book 4 in relation to compassion. We traversed the consideration of consciousness and its states (gunas), including a useful exercise for the Path and self-observer, and completed with considerations on Reality … Continue reading

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Light of the Soul, Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras: Book 4 sutras 4-10

Our discussion started off right away with big considerations: what is I am consciousness and is there a We are consciousness? Each of the four “books” or chapters of Patanjali’s timeless teaching (sutras), the fourth and final leaves no wiggle … Continue reading

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Light of the Soul, Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, we begin book 4

We entered Book 4 of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. The first podcast is a recap of the master’s intention through the previous books. Patanjali stands with the hand full of world teachers who gave humanity that which we still are living … Continue reading

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