The mind is a wild thing. The first paragraph of the Yoga Sutras says: "Yoga is the settling of the mind into silence. When the mind has settled, we are established in our essential nature, which is unbounded consciousness. Our essential nature is usually overshadowed by the activity of the mind." (translation by Alistair Shearer)… Continue reading What’s Next?
The sixth step on our yogic path is called dharana. This is translated as concentration. In our fifth step, we withdrew the senses, and now we are able to focus inward fully. This concentration sets up for our seventh step Dhyana, which is meditation. Although all the steps overlap and integrate, these three are so… Continue reading Step Six | Concentration