Attachment, Indifference, and Samadhi

“Indifference to worldy enjoyments is very difficult to obtain, and equally difficult is the knowledge of the Realities to obtain. It is very difficult to get the condition of Samadhi, without the favour of a true guru.” – Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Ch 4:9

Most people don’t approach worldly enjoyments – wealth, possessions, status, power – without concern of indifference. We have an ego, and our ego has us seeing these things as ‘ours’ to have and possess. Most of us are attached to these things and we Continue reading

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Sankhya Yoga – Contemplating Mind and Matter [Assignment]

Sankhya is a philosophical understanding. Where other perspectives have a focus on the connection with and understanding of the Divine alongside the mind-body connection and awareness , Sankhya Yoga does not. Sankhya Yoga focuses on dualism between the conscious (Purusa) and the unconscious (physical matter – Prakriti).

Sankhya Yoga seeks to know ‘absolute reality’ Continue reading