Breath driven to touch pranic manas (mind), loosen grip of mental vasanas (tendencies).
Chitta-vrtti includes movements of manas (mind), ahamkara (identity), and buddhi (intelligence).
Samkhya Cosmogeny in Asana
Introduction to Samkhya Metaphysics India is a land of diverse opinions and divergent viewpoints. Its culture has been described as a “salad bowl” (as opposed to our “melting pot”) containing many ingredients that remain uniquely distinct within the whole. At the core of this diversity are the six different schools of Indian philosophy. One of […]
Discipline in Yoga
[B.K.S. Iyengar teaching the Ladies’ Class @ RIMYI, January, 1984. Photo: Bruce M. Roger] Bruce M. Roger 2012 Yoga pays no heed to excuses Whenever I quote Guruji B.K.S. Iyengar, “You love yoga but hate to practice!” the class laughs knowing…