Yoga Sutra 1.13


A little look at the first Yoga Sutra …

Yoga sutra 1.13


tatra sthitau yatno-‘bhyāsaḥ


Practice is the sustained effort to remain in a place of mental stability


Sutra 1.12 stated that through diligent practice and detachment you can attain spiritual self-mastery. Now Patanjali defines practice in greater detail.


Patanjali's instruction brings us back to the core element of regular practice: constant effort applied towards inner steadiness. Inner steadiness brings about complete harmony (yoga).


Damian Cadman-Jones is an authorised teacher of Prana Vashya Yoga™



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