Posts from August 2021

Yoga and Non Hoarding

Non hoarding is the fifth yama of the ethical code of yoga. It means not wanting, non-attachment or greed-lessness. We always seem to want what we don’t have. This causes endless desires that we don't really need to acquire happiness. See Yoga and Non Hoarding.

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Chastity - Brahmacharya

Brahmacharya is the fourth yama of the ethical code of yoga. It means control over the senses, specifically it means chastity. By turning away from distractions of our senses, we can learn to control our mind. See Chastity - Brahmacharya.

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Yoga and the Practice of Generosity

Asteya is the third yama of the ethical code of yoga. It literally means non-stealing or generosity. It all begins with your mind, as feeling fearful or anxious can lead to unhealthy behaviors like stealing or hoarding. See Yoga and Generosity.

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The Ethical of Yoga – Ahimsa (Do no harm)

Ahimsa is summarized as 'do no harm' and is the first of the yamas. Once ahimsa becomes more natural in your daily life, you'll begin to behave with compassion towards those who you like, and those you dislike. See Ahimsa (Do no harm).