Gratitude

With Thanksgiving coming up fast & feeling the holiday spirit, it seemed timely to reflect on gratitude. “[through] acknowledging abundance (aparigraha) we recognize the blessings in everything and gain insights into the purpose for our wordly existence,” - translation of the Yoga Sutra by Nischala Joy Devi Aparigraha is normally interpreted as “non-attachment” or “non-greed”,…

Eight Limbs of Yoga: diving into the niyama, saucha

I wrote a post a little while back about the eight limbs of yoga: the yamas, niyamas, asana, pranayama, pratyahara, dharana, and dhyana. Eventually I will get around to writing more about these. Although at my current pace of blogging (slow), you may all need to show some real patience. Skipping over the first limb for now…