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Next Yoga Sutra Discussion – Sept 27th

During the last meeting of the Yoga Sutra discussion group we navigated the reason for the relationship between purusa (the seer, pure consciousness) and Prakrti (the seen, Nature). This relationship…

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August 30 – Yoga Sutra Discussion

One of the questions that arose in the last discussion was about the last Sutra on pain, II.17 – “the cause of pain is the association or identification of the…

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Shifting Perspectives

Again, I will take the title of Chapter 10 in “The Art of Happiness” by HH the Dalai Lama to recap this week’s reading and I am also including thoughts…

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July 26th Yoga Sutra Study – The Pains Yet to Come

For our next Yoga Sutra study meeting on July 26th we will be reading in Chapter 2, sutras 15, 16, and 17. From the Light on The Yoga Sutras of…

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What Comes Around Goes Around

I went into Sunday’s Yoga Sutra discussion wondering what we would talk about. The idea of karma is typically oversimplified and/or immediately connected to reincarnation, so there are many ways…

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June 28 Sutra Study Reading – Introducing the Concept of Karma

Our next meeting of the Yoga Sutra Discussion Group will be on Sunday, June 28th at 11:00am. The next reading is of the next three Yoga Sutras that introduce the…

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Yoga AND “the real world”

Yesterday’s Yoga Sutra Discussion will stay with me for some time, though the feeling is not new, it is just another context to contemplate…you might have to tuck in for…

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For May 31st Sutra Study – Pleasure, Pain, and Death

For our next meeting, we will cover the final kleshas, the obstacles we face in life and practice of yoga – attachment to pleasure, aversion to pain, and fear of…

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Just BE !

This will be my last post on this lovely Yoga Sutra II.27. Though we are only really getting through the “5th stage of wisdom” according to Patanjali, the next two…

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For March Study – Yoga of Action!

Our next Yoga Sutra discussion will be Sunday, March 22, at 11am. We will be reading the first three sutras in the second chapter – Sadhana Pada. For navigation purposes,…