Ashtanga yoga is an ethico-religious practice comprised of yama and niyama.
“I am the doer of asana” is the antithesis of yoga. Be the beneficiary—sculpted by yoga. If you were the doer, how could you be the witness?
Body, mind, & breath interaction teaches us about our own potentials, traits, & dispositions.
Reinforce the immune system with asana for the abdomen and brain, and to counteract duality.
Paraphrase of BKS Iyengar 2013 Guru Purnima Address — 22 July 2013 Transcribed by Bruce M. Roger +6.45 Yoga practice conquers weakness.. The purpose of yoga practice is to purge the citta by conquering the weaknesses of greed, anger, and delusion: vitarkah himsadayah… pratipaksha-bhavanam [PYS II.34]. Yoga is a discipline that builds up from the […]