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Yama = abstinence; niyama = observance; asana = posture; pranayama = breath
control; pratyahara = withdrawal of senses; dharana = concentration; dhyana =
meditation; samadhayah = contemplation, absorption or superconscious state; ...
Even to practice yama and niyama, you need the outside world. How will you
practice non-injury if there is nothing outside to injure? How to deal with the
outside world is taught through yama and niyama. Even your body is an outside
world for ...
... IV-32 through IV-34; three qualities of balance, activity and inertia (see gunas)
nature (one' s own true) I-3; II-25, II-27; IV-34 Nayanar saints II-47 niyamas (
observances) II-29, II-32; listed individually II-40 through II-45 non-attachment I-4,
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Tobias.Bruell - LibraryThing
This text seems to be a transcript of a series of lectures given by Satchidananda (henceforth called "Commentator") to his students. Each verse of the Yoga-Sutra is first given in various forms ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - yogiclarebear - LibraryThing
A must read for anyone who wants to know yoga deeper than the poses. Keep your highlighter handy and mark what moves you. Then practice it, and then read the Sutras again and see what else pops out at you. This is an excellent reference. Read full review