Patanjali was all about equanimity. The second yoga sutra pretty much sums it up. “Yoga is the cessation of the fluctuations of the mind,”
Without the fluctuations, there is relative calm. The mind is no longer pulled in different directions, and we have more equanimity.
The difficulty lies in finding ways to cease the fluctuations in the modern world. In the days of Patanjali, it was pretty straightforward. Under the tutelage of a wise teacher, the aspiring yogi would head off to a cave to practice yoga, meditate, live in isolation from the world for several years, and eventually experience a mind without too many fluctuations.
In his latest blog, the founder of Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy, Michael Lee, puts this into the context of today’s world and suggests an approach focused on eight themes. >>>>>READ MORE>>>>>