Bringing Yoga to Life by Donna Farhi

By Donna Farhi

Across the world well known and bestselling writer Donna Farhi strikes yoga perform past the mat into our daily lives, restoring the tradition's meant functionality as a whole, useful philosophy for day-by-day dwelling.

Expanding upon the lessons of Patanjali's Yoga Sutras, the middle textual content of the yoga culture, Donna Farhi describes yoga's reworking energy as a whole existence perform, some distance past its universal aid to mere exercise session or pressure administration. this can be the philosophy of yoga as a route to a deeper wisdom of self. Drawing upon her years of educating with scholars, Farhi courses readers via all of the pitfalls and can provide of navigating a religious perform.

Farhi's attractive and available sort and large adventure provide very important teachings for beginners and pro practitioners of yoga alike. and since her teachings of yoga philosophy expand into each nook of way of life, this ebook is an both obtainable consultant to these looking non secular counsel with out studying the pretzel bendings of the actual perform itself. As one of many most sensible academics around the world, Farhi's exploration of the middle philosophy of yoga is destined to turn into an immediate vintage.

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He is not aware of the loss of a large quantity of blood also. He is filled with enthusiasm. He is not conscious of his body—so to say—for the time being. 32 MIND—ITS MYSTERIES AND CONTROL When the excitement is over, when he sees some blood-spots on his clothing or when some of his friends points out to him the wound in the leg, he gets the consciousness. Then he is alarmed a bit. The power of imagination plays havoc now. He gets a collapse now. The power of imagination always exaggerates. A man may have a little weakness.

24 MIND—ITS MYSTERIES AND CONTROL DEGREE OF CONSCIOUSNESS IN THE THREE STATES In sleep, some action or other is always going on in your mental or vital being; things happen there and they govern waking consciousness. For instance, some are very anxious to perfect themselves and make a great effort in this direction during the day. They go to sleep and when they rise the next day, they find no trace of the gains of their previous day’s efforts; they have to traverse the same ground once again. This means that the effort, and whatever achievement there was, belonged to the mere superficial or wakeful parts of the being, but there were deeper and dormant parts that were not touched.

They are culpable. They do great damage in the thought-world. People with happy and cheerful moods are a blessing to society. They bring happiness to others. Just as a young, beautiful lady covers her face and does not like to come out to mix with others in society when she has a nasty festering sore on her cheeks or nose, so also you should not come in public and mix with your friends and other people when you have a mood of depression, a mood of hatred or jealousy. For, you will infect others with these moods.

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