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That is the benefit of asana siddhi or accomplishment of asana. There are some
other different kinds of siddhis also to control the mind. Bhojana or eating siddhi
is one. You restrict yourself to eating just a certain amount of food ...
Trayam = the three; ekatra = upon one object; samyamah = samyama. The
practice of these three [dharana, dhyana and samadhi] upon one object is called
samyama. From this practice, come the siddhis. You dive deep into an object or
This means that all these siddhis are beautiful, but they will bind us, because
siddhis are the outcome of mind. The mind wants something. It wants to achieve
this or that. What for? To be proud of it. It develops ego. It makes your "I" and "
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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