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The Power of Meditation

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Light of the Soul: Yoga Sutras, book 3 sutras 22-25

I have been traveling to teach meditation retreats which is why the Light of the Soul, Yoga Sutra discussion group and its posts have been sporadic. Things will get more rhythmic soon! Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras are, indeed, a timeless and … Continue reading

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Light of the Soul, Yoga Sutras: 3: 9-14

Swami Vivekananada calls Book 3 of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras “the powers.” The reference is to the power of meditation and the higher realizations and siddhis that come with those higher states. Siddhis is a Sanskrit word which means “accomplishment” or … Continue reading

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Light of the Soul podcast: Book 3 the components of meditation

Each week during the Light of the Soul study group, I sing the praises of Patanjali. He was a supreme being who brought much to humanity. The system of union (yoga) that he taught is not one system but is … Continue reading

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