Tag Archive: Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras

Citta Vikshepas

I just read Arthur Kilmiurray’s recent blog entry on the citta-vikshepas (distractions) as described by Patanjali. I really like his suggestions on how a modern Western yogi might use the principle of the distractions for thinking about how to better align one’s path and daily living.  The advice arrived timely.

 

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Advice Around Town (and Aspects of Sauca)

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Surely, given some of the promises of hatha yoga–health and longevity–making disease prevention into a spiritual practice would be efficacious. 

It amazes me how few of my colleagues follow this simple tip, though there are signs everywhere.  What would be a better motivator than scientific evidence that washing your hands well helps keep you healthy?

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