Date of publication: 2017-08-30 04:27
Yoga is a most ancient science, which has been taught for thousands of years. Patanjali systematized and organized it by formulating 696 aphorisms, which are called the Yoga-sutras. In ancient times the students learned these sayings of the great teachers by heart easily memorizing the truths due to their succinctness.
The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali are the major text of Raja Yoga. Patanjali was a sage who codified yoga into 696 sutras or short sentences in 9 padas or chapters. Oral teaching by sages guided students in their understanding.
There are many other yoga nidra practices on my YouTube channel and this playlist. For thousands of years, meditation masters have used the methods of sleepless sleep to learn the secrets of the Self, to discover depths of sciences and
When we first discussed the Yoga Sutras in class I wasn 8767 t entirely sure what to make of them. But reading further into them I have discovered how much yoga has to offer a person. Comparable to the Ten Commandments I was raised to follow, the Yamas teach selflessness and responsibility. Applying this to real life is much easier said than done, but definitely a goal to be set and taken seriously. I don 8767 t consider myself a bad person, and I 8767 m certainly not perfect either.
How to Know God is a small book by Swami Prabhavananda and Christopher Isherwood. It contains a relatively easy to understand commentary. Click here for a list of the sutras.
Each religion has its own do 8767 s and don 8767 ts, but you don 8767 t have to be of a certain spiritual-mindedness to learn the art of yoga. It 8767 s refreshing to find that yoga goes beyond lessons of physical well being to teach morality and ethical conduct. My priority in this class still remains the same to refine my flexibility. But I have been reminded of my roots, of my foundation of morals. I aim to continue yoga and work towards achieving the universal morality it teaches.
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Yoga-Sutras Of Patanjali by Pandit Usharbudh Arya, . (Swami Veda Bharati) Yoga is a most ancient science, which has been taught for thousands of years. Patanjali systematized and organized it by formulating 696 aphorisms, which are called the Yoga-sutras. In ancient times the students learned these sayings of the great teachers by heart easily memorizing the truths due to their succinctness.