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Season 6 - Episode 1

Sutra -1.30

30 min - Talk


James unpacks Sutra 1.30—vyadhi-styana-samshaya-pramada-alasya-avirati-bhrantidarsana-alabdhabhumikatva-anavasthitatvani-cittaviksepah-te-antaraya. In this sutra, Patanjali names the obstacles that stand in the way of samadhi. The obstacles are a necessary part of the path.
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Apr 14, 2017
Bhakti, Jnana, Raja
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Kate M
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Obstacles are our friends; stumbling is a normal part of learning: this provides an extremely helpful perspective! Patanjali is so very practical. His advice is so rooted in human behaviour. And you are able to bring this out beautifully with your explanations/illustrations of these sutras, James. Thank you.
Caroline S
30 minutes of brilliant discussion of the obstacles.  It brings so much meaning, purpose, normality and validity to the obstacles which "are" the path.  Especially potent was the observation that the yoga we practice now will change, which has in my experience, and what is serving us now will ultimately make itself obsolete, a lesson in letting go perhaps?  And, it seems to me, obstacles are connected with one another, and depend on each other, to help us learn..With gratitude x

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