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Episode 21 - WTF Are the Niyamas? - Part 2

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We're finishing up the second limb of Patanjali's 8 limbs of yoga today: the Niyamas. Today we talk about the last three Niyamas: Tapas, Svadhyaya, and Ishvara Pranidhana. Also, lots more talk about donuts. Deal with it.

SOURCES:

Adele, Deborah. The Yamas & Niyamas: Exploring Yoga's Ethical Practice. On-Word Bound Books, 2009.

Episode 18 - WTF Are the Yamas? - Part 1: Ahimsa & Satya

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Whoa! Welcome to the first episode in Season 2, which will be entirely devoted to Patanjali's 8 Limbs! In this episode, we're starting in on the first limb, the Yamas. According to Patanjali, there are 5 Yamas: Ahimsa, Satya, Asteya, Brahmacharya, and Aparigraha. Today, we get into the first two: Ahimsa and Satya.

Show Notes:

Check out the book on the Yamas and Niyamas that we discussed on the show!

Sources:

Adele, Deborah. The Yamas & Niyamas: Exploring Yoga's Ethical Practice. On-Word Bound Books, 2009.

Yoga Journal: Start Practicing Satya (Truth) on and off the Mat

Episode 4 - WTF Are the 8 Limbs of Yoga? - Part 1

In part 1, we tackle the first 2 limbs, the yamas and the niyamas.

Sources:

Clara Roberts-Oss & Caroline Anne Budgell. Lila Vinyasa 200HR YTT Manual.

Feuerstein, Georg. The Yoga Tradition: Its History, Literature, Philosophy and Practice. Hohm Press, 2008.

Yoga Journal: Pratyahara: What It Means to Withdraw

Yoga Journal: Get to Know the Eight Limbs of Yoga

Ekhart Yoga: Brahmacharya: The Right Use of Energy

Ekhart Yoga: Understanding the Niyamas: Isvara Pranidhana

Yoga International: Pratyahara: Yoga's Forgotten Limb