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Developing Devoted Practice, Abhyasa

Developing Devoted Practice, Abhyasa

by Nischala Joy Devi. March 1, 2014 In last week’s blog, I talked about Abhyasa (Devoted Practice) and Vairagya (Remembering the Self)–the vital duo that team to elevate our consciousness and bring us union with the True Self. This week, let’s talk more about Abhyasa. What is the purpose of that Devoted Practice/Abhyasa? In Sutra 1.13 of the Yoga Sutras of Raja Yoga, we find the answer: Sutra 1.13 Devoted Practice, Abhyasa,...

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Yoga’s Secret Power

Yoga’s Secret Power

by Nischala Joy Devi. February 19, 2013. For growing numbers of harried Americans, a single step into a yoga class begins a transformative journey into the vast world that unites body, mind, and spirit. The physical part of yoga practice has become a gateway to the true ancient spiritual discipline. It’s not unusual for someone to enter yoga class just to try some good stretching but soon find herself wanting to go deeper into exploration...

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