Yoga Philosophy Archive

Comparison

We seek not to compete

Although it is probably second nature for us to compare ourselves to one another, one of the abiding principles of yoga is that we are not to compete with one another. I ran across this wonderful quote recently from Jiddu Krishnamurti, a …
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Yoga Brings Out the Best in Us

Time and again I witness someone going through a transformational process due to yoga. In some cases the transformations are truly remarkable with people going from a state of inability to complete and normal function. In some cases a person is able …
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Yoga Symbols and History

We are getting ready to teach an interesting yoga class that will share the history of yoga though its images and symbols. In researching this topic I found quite a few things that surprised me and discovered a wealth of information regarding …
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Attitude

If someone were to ask me what the most important quality a person could possess that would influence his or her development, I would answer simply: “attitude”. In my experiences in working with a wide variety of people in a number of …