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^Q YAMA NIYAMASANA PRArjIAYAMA PRATYA- * -J • HARA DHARANA
DHYANA SAMADHAYO STAV AISIGANI. Yama = abstinence; niyama =
observance; asana = posture; pranayama = breath control; pratyahara =
withdrawal of senses; ...
Yama consists of non-violence, truthfulness, non-stealing, continence and non-
greed. Now we come to yama, the first limb of Ashtanga Yoga. We should
remember here that each of the eight limbs is equal to the others and necessary.
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 ...
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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