108 Teaching Path Pointers – 14 – The art of viniyoga presumes that the five application principles of……

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The art of viniyoga presumes that
the five application principles of
1. What is being taught,
2. Why it is being taught,
3. When it is being taught
4. Where it is being taught and especially
5. How it is being taught,
are personally applicable and
socially relevant to
Who is being taught.

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108 Teaching Path Pointers – 13 – Tri Bandha Sādhana starts from the top down rather than the bottom up.

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Tri Bandha Sādhana – Jālandhara, Uḍḍīyāna and Mūla,
starts from the top down rather than the bottom up,
in both senses.

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108 Teaching Path Pointers – 12 – Mūla Bandha is that part of Uḍḍīyāna Bandha that you do not release.

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Mūla Bandha is that part of Uḍḍīyāna Bandha that you do not release.

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108 Teaching Path Pointers – 11 – Yoga Cikitsā is about Respecting the Problem and Treating the Person

Yoga Cikitsā is about Respecting the Problem and Treating the Person

Yoga Cikitsā is about
Respecting the Problem and Treating the Person.
Rather than
Respecting the Person and Treating the Problem.

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108 Teaching Path Pointers – 10 – The viniyoga of Yoga is about a system to teach to a student

The viniyoga of Yoga is a name for a system to teach to a student,
rather than about students to teach a system to.

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108 Teaching Path Pointers – 9 – Throughout Krishnamacharya’s teaching life he remained focused on……

Throughout Krishnamacharya’s teaching life he remained focused on
the priorities of seeing the who as the starting point
before considering the what.

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108 Teaching Path Pointers – 8 – Modern Postural Yoga is most certainly one way in…….

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Modern Postural Yoga is most certainly one way in.
However have we become trapped within this way in
and thus can’t find the way out?

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108 Teaching Path Pointers – 7 – The viniyoga of Yoga is the art of learning how to practice……

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The viniyoga of Yoga is the art of learning
how to practice,
rather than
what to practice.

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108 Teaching Path Pointers – 6 – viniyoga is not a term that can be applied to group class teaching.

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viniyoga is not a term that can be applied to group class teaching.

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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 use as a recovery from the fatigue of the Āsana,
not its use as a recovery from the fatigue of life.

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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 Teaching Path Pointers – 3 – Śavāsana is a recovery from the fatigue of practice……

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Śavāsana is a recovery from the fatigue of practice,
rather than a recovery from the fatigue of Saṃsāra.

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108 Teaching Path Pointers – 2 – viniyoga or application of Yoga according to……

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TKV Desikachar. taught the viniyoga of Yoga or application of Yoga according to state of life, place, time and circumstance to optimise the student’s potential within that situation as seen from his own, forever evolving, innovating and maturing, developmental teaching thread.

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108 Teaching Path Pointers – 1 – Tradition is honouring the function……

Tradition is honouring the function.
Innovation is adapting the form.
Good not to get the two confused or even worse – the wrong way round.

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