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Is it dangerous to practise yoga on the full moon?

page-feature"The moone is founde, by plaine experience, to beare her greatest stroke uppon the seas, likewise in all things that are moiste, and by consequence in the braines of man.”
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Ashtanga Yoga and God

Dancing Shiva
‘From devotion to God, Samadhi is attained’ (YS 2.45 *)
In Patanjali’s sutra, the final stage of yoga is Samadhi - ‘clear perception.’ Patanjali outlines two methods by which to accomplish Samadhi:
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The roots of postural yoga

Ascetic Yogis Painting
Modern Yoga is a composite hybrid of practices in which the somatic techniques of Hatha Yoga converge with the experiential philosophy of Patanjali’s Eight limbed path..
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Yoga Korunta - unearthing an Ashtanga legend

The Yoga Korunta
A quest
There is an intriguing legend in the world of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga. If you’ve never heard the story before, it usually goes something like this:

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