Asteya: non-stealing (giving)

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Where does the desire to steal come from? Yoga suggests that it is born of a feeling of not having enough. When we look at the ‘eight limbs of Raja Yoga’; a system outlined by the Sage Patanjali some two thousand years ago, this question is explored through the principle of asteya. Asteya is the […]

Satya – truthfulness | Yoga Teacher Training

Truth is a relative term. We each see the world through a different set of eyes and so we cannot say that truth is absolute. Rather, our job as humans is to dive deep enough into our own consciousness that we can answer the question, ‘what is my truth?’. Yoga Teacher Training This too is subjective. […]

What is Raja Yoga?

nataraja What is Raja Yoga

What is Raja Yoga? Raja Yoga, or ‘royal yoga’, is the term most commonly given to the system of yoga proffered by Patanjali in the Yoga Sutras. This path is characterized by eight steps or tenets that take the practitioner from ethical guidelines and personal observances that allow for a more harmonious experience of being […]