Category Archives: Yoga Psychology

Overcoming Fear, Anger, and Depression

Overcoming Fear, Anger, and Depression

By Swami Satchidananda

Fear, anger, and depression are all related. It all starts with fear. You want something and you become afraid of not getting it, or you get it, and you become afraid of losing it. There is a … Full Story

Is Pain Inevitable?

Is Pain Inevitable?

By Beth Hinnen

In this final article of a series looking at several of Patanjali’s sutras, we come to quite an amazing one buried in the Second Pada: pain that has not yet come is avoidable (2.16). This … Full Story

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.

Some people … Full Story