108 Yoga Practice Pointers – 7 – Cikitsā Krama is to stabilise dispersed Prāṇa……

Cikitsā Krama is to stabilise dispersed Prāṇa.
Rakṣaṇa Krama is to conserve stabilised Prāṇa.
Śikṣaṇa Krama is to intensify conserved Prāṇa.

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108 Sāṃkhya Study Pointers – 7 – We may not perceive what is within the range of the senses……

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“We may not perceive what is within
the range of the senses because we are:
Disinterested or too far from.
Overly interested or too close to.
Blind or deaf to what is in front of us.
Distracted.
Not relating with what is there.
Seeing something between.
Letting something else dominate.
Confusing with something similar.”
– Paul Harvey on Sāṃkhya Kārikā Āryā Seven

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108 Teaching Path Pointers – 5 – The viniyoga of Yoga perspective is that Śavāsana is a recovery……

The viniyoga of Yoga perspective is that Śavāsana is a recovery.The Viniyoga of Yoga perspective
is that the role of Śavāsana is
its specific use as a transition
from the fatigue of the Āsana,
rather than its general use as a
recovery from the fatigue of life.

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108 Study Path Pointers – 8 – Sāṃkhya is about living more within that which doesn’t change……

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Sāṃkhya is about living
more from within that
which doesn’t change,
rather than living more from
within that which does change.

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108 Sāṃkhya Study Pointers – 6 – But, knowledge of what is beyond the range of the senses is from inference….

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“Knowledge of what is beyond the range of the senses
is from inference based on generalised correlation;
and knowledge not attainable even by that is attained
though the eyes of another or authentic texts.”
– Paul Harvey on  Sāṃkhya Kārikā Āryā Six

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108 Sūtra Study Pointers – 6 – The Yoga Sūtra says you can’t change your life……

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The Yoga Sūtra says you can’t change your life,
however you can change your perception of it.
– Reflections on Yoga Sūtra Chapter Two verse 5

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108 Sāṃkhya Study Pointers – 5 – Direct observation involves selective ascertainment through the senses…..

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Direct observation involves selective ascertainment through the senses.
Inference is of three kinds:
– The past shaping the future
– Projecting the whole from the part
– Forming a comparison from a similar.
Authentic authority is trusted words and teachings.”
– Paul Harvey on Sāṃkhya Kārikā Āryā Five

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108 Sāṃkhya Study Pointers – 4 – The means to right perception involves direct observation……

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“The means to right perception involves
direct observationinference and authentic authority.”
– Paul Harvey on Sāṃkhya Kārikā Āryā Four

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108 Sāṃkhya Study Pointers – 3 – Primordial Nature is uncreated and yet creates…..

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Primordial Nature is uncreated
and yet creates.
Awareness is neither.”
– Paul Harvey on  Sāṃkhya Kārikā Āryā Three

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108 Sāṃkhya Study Pointers – 2 – The usual means to reduce suffering are linked to…

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“The usual means to reduce suffering are
linked to impurity, decay and excess.”
– Paul Harvey on  Sāṃkhya Kārikā Āryā Two

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108 Yoga Practice Pointers – 6 – Sādhana is about what grows out of practising……

Yoga Sādhana is about what grows out of
practising alone amidst the inside at home, rather
than practising with others amidst the outside in class.

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108 Yoga Practice Pointers – 5 – Constancy of the body reveals the inconstancy of the breath……

Constancy of the body
reveals the inconstancy of the breath.
Constancy of the body and breath
reveals the inconstancy of the mind.
Constancy of the body, breath and mind
reveals the constancy of awareness.

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108 Sāṃkhya Study Pointers – 1 – Within and around us is an absence of…

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“Within and around us is an absence
of certainty and permanence.”
– Paul Harvey on Sāṃkhya Kārikā Āryā One

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108 Yoga Practice Pointers – 4 – Yoga practice is an Upāya to support……

Yoga practice is an Upāya to support
the art of living more skilfully.
Living more skilfully is an Upāya
to support the art of Yoga practice.

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108 Teaching Path Pointers – 4 – Dhyāna Sādhana was taught according to the principles of Cikitsa, Rakṣaṇa and Śikṣaṇa……

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Dhyāna Sādhana was taught
according to the principles of
CikitsāRakṣaṇa and Śikṣaṇa Krama,
with meditational practices ranging from
pacification to protection to empowerment.

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108 Dhāraṇā Practice Pointers – 2 – Some days my Dhyānam Sādhana is akin to……

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Some days my Dhyānam Sādhana is akin to sailing in the Aegean at sunset,
on others, it’s more akin to slogging through mud at midnight.
Either way, it is just practice.

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108 Study Path Pointers – 6 – What does reflecting on our relationship with Manomaya reveal?

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What does reflecting
on our relationship
with Manomaya reveal?
In other words what
relationship do we have
with our habitual patterns?

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108 Study Path Pointers – 5 – What does reflecting on our relationship with Prāṇamaya reveal?

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What does reflecting
on our relationship
with Prāṇamaya reveal?
In other words what
relationship do we have
with our energetic processes?

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