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Importance of Sleep For a Healthy Functioning Mind

Importance of Sleep For a Healthy Functioning Mind

In this recording I continue to discuss the different vrttis as presented by Patanjali in the first chapter of the sutras.

It often surprised practitioners that sleep would even be considered a vrtti after all it’s not something we consider to be an active function of mind.

It is one of the most important vrtti’s and one that exists alone unlike the others which can often present all at the same time.

Understanding The Power Of Stored Impressions In The Mind

Understanding The Power Of Stored Impressions In The Mind

Samskaras, the stored patterns in our mind that drive our emotions, and reactions.

One of the concepts that can help us to understand why and how we end up experiencing more of the same same same experiences.

If you've ever tried to start a new exercise regime or tried to give up on eating chocolate every or worse if you've found yourself having the same arguments again and again

Being Absorbed In The Changing States Of Mind

Being Absorbed In The Changing States Of Mind

Patanjali tells us in his sutras that yoga is establishing oneself in a state of nirodaha a state where the mind is very still and free of fluctuations.

The then goes onto say in the follow sutra that once we achieve this state of mind we are able to really see and connect with our true self, consciousness.

In this recording I briefly discuss the next sutra 1.4 where he provides us with a little warning and lets us know where we find ourselves without yoga.