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Season 10 - Episode 4

Sutras 2.2 - 2.5

20 min - Talk


James unpacks Sutras 2.2 - 2.5: samadhi bhavana arthah klesha tanu karanarthah cha (2.2) , avidya asmita raga dvesha abhinivesha pancha klesha (2.3), avidya kshetram uttaresham prasupta tanu vicchinna udaranam (2.4), and antiya ashuchi duhkha anatmasu nitya shuchi sukha atman khyatih avidya (2.5). We are introduced to the kleshas, the underlying afflictions that the human existence is heir to, focusing on avidya, or ignorance, which is considered the enabler of all kleshas.

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Jun 20, 2021
Jnana, Raja
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What was said here about the path of yoga being lonely and intimidating at times really resonates with me.  Turning "loneliness" into "time alone" can be hard but rewarding and requires courage and acceptance.  And so many things in the way.  But like you say James, once you walk the path of the razor's edge, even for a minute, it's so vastly fulfilling.  So many yoga classes, yoga teachers say "simply be present", that's quite a hard thing to do, so we keep trying

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