Tag Archives: Eight Means to Yoga

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 discussion: Book 2 sutras 30-33

Yama and niyama are the first two of the Eight Means to Yoga as given by Patanjali, one of the great sages of humanity. Yama constitutes five commandments of virtuous living: harmlessness truthfulness and abstention from uncontrolled reactive emotions abstention … Continue reading

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Light of the Soul book discussion: Sutras 28 & 29 of Book 2 podcasts

More than half of Book 2 of the Sutras explains and expands upon the first several of the Eight Means to Yoga. The Eight Means to Yoga are the esteemed Patanjali’s gift to the world. His entire codex of method … Continue reading

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