transformation

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17

The Heart of Practice Conference: Asana and Beyond

The Heart of Practice Conference: Asana and Beyond brings together some of the greatest minds in modern yoga. Master teachers, Gary Kraftsow, Sally Kempton, Cyndi Lee, Rod Stryker, and Doug Keller provide a road map for how you can use your practice to create personal transformation on the levels of the mind, body, and spirit. […]

By Robin Lilly | Viniyoga . Yoga
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What is Tantra?

by Gary Kraftsow Traditional Yoga is very different than the modern incarnation of Yoga in the west; so too traditional Tantra very different than the modern incarnation of Tantra in the west. The purpose of this reflection is to make known some of these differences. Yoga in the current public mind is, for the most […]

By Robin Lilly | Viniyoga . Yoga
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The Purpose of Kriya Yoga

Does suffering and your relationship to it hold you back from actualizing your full potential? Listen in as Gary discusses the purpose of Kriya Yoga. We invite you to comment in our blog about your own understanding of/experiences with Kriya Yoga. » Listen now

By Robin Lilly | Viniyoga . Yoga
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Yoga and Religion: A Commentary from Gary Kraftsow

The yoga tradition is rooted in Patañjali’s teachings which are, in turn, rooted in Vedic revelation. The Yoga Sutra-s of Patañjali represent a very unique text in human history because it is more like a science of mind and a science of religion, which is at the same time non-sectarian and not secular. Yoga philosophy […]

By Robin Lilly | Viniyoga
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Pratipaksha Bhavanam

Patañjali uses the word twice in the Yoga Sutra-s. One sutra [2.33] says, “Vitarkabadhane pratipaksha bhavanam.” That’s a very simple sentence. It means that when we have afflicted thinking, then “Pratipaksha bhavanam”: Contemplate and take another view—look at the situation from another perspective. In another sutra [2.34], Patañjali says that if you have negative thinking […]

By Robin Lilly | Viniyoga . Yoga
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