Practice of the Yoga Sutra Book Club, Part 6: Yamas, Niyamas, and their Siddhis
Practice of the Yoga Sutra Book Club
May 14, 2020
The yamas (restraints) and niyamas (observances) are a highly active, transformative set of practices that unveils the extraordinary wisdom, joy, and power lying at the core of our being. In the sixth session (sutras 2:35–2:45) of the Practice of the Yoga Sutra Book Club, Ishan Tigunait explores the siddhis (yogic accomplishments) that are unlocked through sincere and consistent practice of the yamas and niyamas. From bodily perfection to unsurpassed happiness, discover the extraordinary fruits of disciplining your thought, speech, and action.
To prepare for the next session, please read sutras 2:46–2:48 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 9 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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