It’s Not ‘New Age’: A History of Yoga

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Vedic/Naturalism [the date is debated, but seems to be prior to 1500bc]

The term ‘Vedic period’ is associated with the Veda scriptures – the earliest written scriptures relating to yoga. Continue reading


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