Category Archives: Yoga Psychology

Be Unaffected

Be Unaffected

Emotions are part of the mind and are one part of its functioning. According to Raja Yoga, there are several different ways the mind functions: the analytic mind, the feeling mind, the thinking mind and the desiring mind.

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Raja Yoga: Exit Strategy for Suffering

Raja Yoga: Exit Strategy for Suffering

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Everyone wants to be happy, but the happiness we seek is elusive. Our lives are spent seeking happiness through possessions, positions, relationships; even our addictions are a misguided search for happiness. And what do we find? Generally, we get a … Full Story

“As You Think, So You Become”

“As You Think, So You Become”

SKMThere is a Sanskrit saying Sri Gurudev often quoted: “Mana eva manushyanam karanam bandha mokshayoho.” It means: “As the mind, so the individual. Bondage or liberation are in the mind.” In other words, “As you think, so you become.” If … Full Story

An Introduction to Yoga Psychology

An Introduction to Yoga Psychology

One of the more beautifully developed sciences of spiritual-based psychology is Yoga psychology, the study of human psyche in relation to life and the larger dimensions of existence. This science, matriculated from the ancient tradition of Yoga, seeks to explain … Full Story