Practice of the Yoga Sutra Book Club, Part 5: Foundations for the Eight Limbs of Yoga
Practice of the Yoga Sutra Book Club
April 23, 2020Year Long Meditation
In the fifth session (sutras 2:28–2:34) of the Practice of the Yoga Sutra Book Club, Ishan Tigunait introduces the eight limbs of yoga—the concrete steps to cultivating a peaceful flow of awareness. He then delves into a detailed discussion of the first two limbs: the yamas (restraints) and the niyamas (observances). Begin your exploration of the living body of practice that purifies and illuminates your inner and outer worlds.
To prepare for the next session, please read sutras 2:35–2:45 in Pandit Tigunait’s The Practice of the Yoga Sutra: Sadhana Pada.
As you study, don’t forget to submit your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Ishan will be answering as many of them as possible in our capstone session.
Format: .mp3 audio file with download
Length: 1 hr 4 mins
The Practice of the Yoga Sutra: Sadhana Pada
Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, PhD
In the second book in his series of commentaries on the Yoga Sutra, Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, PhD elaborates on Patanjali’s succinct and straightforward plan to transcend pain and embrace lasting happiness. He points out the obstacles, both known and unknown, that prevent us from creating and living the life we dream of, and assures us that we are destined to discover our pure being and experience lasting joy.
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