Yoga philosophy

Patanjali's 8 Limbs of Yoga Yamas (Restraints) - Ahimsa (non-harming) - Satya (non-lying) - Asteya (non-stealing) - Brahmacharya (of Brahma) - Aparigraha (non-hoarding) Niyamas (Observances) - Soucha (cleanliness) - Santosha (contentment) - Tapas (zeal for yoga) - Svadyaya (self-study) - Ishvarapranidhana (surrender) Asana (pose) Pranayama (breath) Pratyahara (withdrawal of the senses) Dharana (intense focus) Dhyana…

Advertisements

In the cave

Found at  ineffableobservatory Beware of anything that promises freedom or enlightenment —traps for eager and clever fools — a dog has a keener nose — every creature in a cave can justify himself. Three-fourths of philosophy and literature is the talk of people trying to convince themselves that they really like the cave they were…

Reality is false

My friend posted this on FaceBook.  Bolding and italics are entirely mine. "Watching 'Through the Wormhole' while knitting. I like the show, and they have some neat conversations sometimes, but I hate when they use incorrect logic or miss the other options. This time was about how, since you can induce religious experience in human…