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Unravel The Thread: Living the Yoga Sutra today

A beginner's complete guide to living the Yoga Sutra today

Can the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali be applied today? Sutra means thread. Yoga Sutra is the thread of yoga. Most interpretations of the Yoga Sutra are complex and hard to understand. After investing more than 12 years studying, chanting and teaching the Yoga Sutras, Ruben Vasquez guides you on a journey exploring the wisdom of the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali. This ancient wisdom is relevant and applicable for yoga students and teachers today. Besides clear explanations and examples, each episode offers useful questions to reconnect to your natural clarity and harmony. Unravel the Thread is an invitation to be joyfully present in your life.

Mar 30, 2020

Yogic actions result in dynamic harmony

What afflictions take you away from your natural harmony and balance? Is it true that acting with enthusiasm, intelligence and humility helps you remove the tensions that disrupt the integrated harmony between body, mind and emotion? Are you aware of the significant difference...

Mar 23, 2020

Act with enthusiasm, intelligence and humility

To engage in any worthwhile action, you need enthusiasm. Tapas, enthusiasm can best be synthesized as: Do the best that you can. Svadhyaya is embodied intelligence that can be applied by ensuring that you know why you are doing what you are doing, and by confirming that you...

Mar 16, 2020

An exploration of the state of being

This first chapter consists of six interconnected topics: what is yoga? [1.1-1.4], ways of being [1.5-1.11], a method for self-regulation [1.12-1.22], an alternative approach, humility [1.23-1.29], distractions, their symptoms and removal [1.30-1.39], the progression of insight into...

Mar 9, 2020

All Impressions and identification dissolve

The level of integration when there are no subconscious impressions left (nirbija samadhi). Culmination of the process of cultivating your natural inner stillness and inner silence with the curiosity that might reveal the obvious yet elusive essence of existence.

Mar 2, 2020

Beneficial impressions contain unhelpful impressions

As you remove distractions and experience your inner calmness you allocate more energy and attentional resources to helpful impressions. Then the less-than-helpful impressions dwindle and, eventually, disappear. Are your unhelpful tendencies diminishing?