kaivalya

sutra 4.19: what is kaivalya?

In the weeks past, we’ve covered the “spark” of life. We’ve considered that there’s not one single perspective in the world. We’ve conceded that we are not the center of the universe. We may have discussed all these things, but do you know, really know, that they are so? Seeing may be believing, but knowing…

consciousness and spirit

sutra 4.18: consciousness and spirit

What is consciousness? The movements of your mind? of your brain? I happen to think so, but that’s just my opinion. Humanity has yet to agree on a definition of consciousness and there isn’t enough evidence to sway us towards unity. Individual schools of philosophy, however, do operate with definitions of consciousness. Yoga equates true…

monthly INfrastructure: april 2016

216 Monthly INfrastructure – April 2016 Garudasana Eagle Pose (Standing Balance) April 4-10 EAGLE ARMS This week, we break down how to “wrap the forearms” (yes, they really do that!) Sutra 4.21 If one mind were able to see directly into another, there could then be an infinite number of minds seeing into each other, and…

perspective

sutra 4.17: seeing through YOU-colored glasses

Sutra 4.17: Things become known or unknown by the way in which they colour the mind. Translation by Kofi Busia Sutra 4.17: However, a particular object or substance is comprehended or ignored in accordance with whether the mind is or is not coloured by that object, and is therefore attracted or repelled by that substance.…

Sameer sets up his upward facing bow

Sameer’s Upward Facing Bow Journey – February 2016 Yogi of the Month Update

We recently checked in with our February yogi of the month, Sameer Khosla, to learn a little about his experience with the pose of the month, Urdhva Danurasana (Upward Facing Bow –also commonly called “wheel”). “When first asked if I could bring myself up into wheel pose for a picture, I said “Sure, I know how to do wheel.”…