Relationships or When Ahimsa Meets Satya

Interpersonal relationships can be challenging to navigate especially when trying to live our Yoga. Yoga’s first foundational limb is yama, which has five practices–the first being ahimsa or non-violence. In Episode 15 of the “Two Old Fogey Yogis” podcast,...

Vegetarianism and the Yoga Sutras

Sample from the Spring 2009 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine. By Sharon Gannon In the Yoga Sutras, Patanjali lays out an eight-limbed plan for liberation called Raja Yoga. The first limb is called yama, which means restraint and includes five ethical restrictions:...