Monthly Archives: February 2013

Pratyahara – The fifth limb of Yoga

“The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.” ~ Helen Keller Today, with the fifth limb of yoga, we move from the external practice of yoga to the internal.  Pratyahara means to withdraw from the stimuli … Continue reading

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Yogas eight limbs – Part Five – Pranayama (Breath)

“The LORD God formed the man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being.” Genesis 2:7 Last week I discussed Asana or postures of yoga.  According … Continue reading

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Yoga’s Eight Limbs – Part Four – Asana

“The body is my temple, Asanas are my prayers.”  B.K.S. Iyengar The Asana or the poses and postures are what most people today recognize as Yoga.   The picture of the svelte, cool looking model twisted into a pretzel-like form while remaining beautifully relaxed is what causes … Continue reading

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