Living Daily through the 8 limbs of Yoga

The first four limbs are by our effort-we must practice them. The first two limbs make a point of how we live yoga and are essential to any progress on the path of learning more. The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali talks of the eight limbs of yoga and each offers guidance on how to live … Continue reading Living Daily through the 8 limbs of Yoga

The First two practices of Yoga the Yamas and Niyamas or the Jewels

After practising Yoga for a while, I wanted to know more about the Yamas & Niyamas, the first two practices of Yoga.  'yoga' is derived from the Sanskrit root 'Yuj', meaning 'to join' or 'to yoke' or 'to unite'. The scriptures the practice of Yoga leads to the union of individual consciousness with that of the Universal Consciousness, creating … Continue reading The First two practices of Yoga the Yamas and Niyamas or the Jewels