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Philosophy Discussion Feb. 10 and 12, 2015

Having reviewed the five kleshas (or causes of suffering), we will turn this week to Sutra II.10 which tells us that we can minimize the subtle afflictions by tracing them back to their root.  Recall the second component of Kriya Yoga:  svadhyaya or self-study.  This is a key practice toward accomplishing this. Here is what […]

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Philosophy Discussion, 2/3/15 and 2/5/15

This week in our philosophy discussions we will address the last of the five kleshas (afflictions; causes of suffering): Abinivesha. According to Sutra II.9, abinivesha is the fear of death/clinging to life. Abinivesha is said to affect even the wise. Here is what some of the commentators say regarding this sutra: Love of life is […]

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Continuing Yoga Philosophy Discussions

A big thank you to all the students who participated in the yoga philosophy discussions this past year and brought with them interest, enthusiasm, excellent questions and personal insights.  Philosophy discussions will continue in 2015 on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. during the session.    We will continue discussing the Yoga […]

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