Posts tagged "Patanjali"

Understanding Suffering

I read an article in last month’s Yoga Journal about Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras and the concept of suffering. The article was framed as most other magazine articles are, as a kind of self-help or quick-fix sentiment, but there was girth there, there was sincerity. I so often forget all of the wisdom I learned in... Read more »

Why Yoga Belongs in Middle Schools (And Not Just as P.E.)

One word: Satya. Loosely meaning “truth,” this Sanskrit word would have saved my sanity in 7th grade if its wisdom had been a part of my life. It’s pretty common knowledge that 13-year-old girls are cruel. I’m pretty sure that every member of the female gender over the age of 13 has at least one... Read more »