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Elements of Right Observance

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ii.32 Observances that set spirit free 2.32 Elements of Right Observance. Purification Spiritual Contentment Ascetic Discipline Spiritual Reading Devotion to the Lord of Yoga Purification: these five elements of Niyama (Right Observance) begin with both external and internal purification. Daily … Continue reading

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Yoga’s Eight Limbs

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ii. 28-29 Yoga’s Eight-Limbs are the means to transformation 2.28 When the impurities have dried-up, Right Perception dawns pointing the way to Re-union with the Unborn. The upcoming sutras focus on Patañjali’s practical means to subdue the skandhas and rise … Continue reading

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