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Ashtanga Yoga and God

page-feature'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:Continue Reading »
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The roots of postural yoga

page-featureModern 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..Continue Reading »
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The Kriya Yoga of Patanjali

Patanjali Yoga Sutra
‘The three purificatory actions of yoga are inner discipline, self-study, and surrender. When practised, the obstacles are removed and we experience clear perception.’
Patanjali Yoga Sutra - 2:1-2
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