Samadhi

After pratyahara, dhrana, and dhyana, samadhi naturally emerges. This state of bliss is the complete union of mind, body, and …

Dhyana

In my last two posts, we’ve discussed pratyhara, which is the removal of attention from distractions, then dharana, which is …

Tapas

Tapas is the generating of light and heat, something that Phoenix, Arizona does well. But the practice of tapas is …

Asteya

In studying asteya, we can view it from more than one facet. The English translation is “non-stealing”, literally meaning not …

Being Open

   There are many tools, techniques, and texts in yoga to help us live a more peaceful life. We can …

Transformation Initially Unnoticed

I’ve recently come across several people who ‘used to practice yoga’. I’m wondering if they fall under the category of …