Yoga Sutra 1.2

yogaś-citta-vṛtti-nirodhaḥ Yoga means obtaining control over the modifications of the mind When you are in a state of yoga, all misconceptions (vṛttis) that can exist in the mutable aspect of human beings (chitta) disappear. Yoga happens when there is stilling (in the sense of continual and vigilant watchfulness) of the movement of thought – without … Continue reading Yoga Sutra 1.2

The Bhagavad Gita: 3 Paths of Yoga

The Truth is One, but the paths are many. The Bhagavad Gita extols three major margas or paths of Yoga which help the aspirant frame his personal nature with the highest goal, realization and union with Brahman, or the all-knowing and pervasive consciousness that governs the universe. Although each path is different, the destination is … Continue reading The Bhagavad Gita: 3 Paths of Yoga