Tagged: eight limbs

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Satya

Satya is not merely speaking the plain truth [but to say] that which is beneficial to all beings. – Yoga Yājñavalkya 1.53 Satya (सत्य), the second yama, focuses on truthfulness, abiding by the truth...

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Ahiṃsā

The first principle of the yamas, the restrictive codes of ethics, in all classical texts which require them, is ahiṃsā – non-violence and restraint from any type of harm to all living beings. This...

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Eight Limbs: Yama

In an effort to put my recently acquired knowledge to real-world use, and to improve upon my own personal existence, I decided this morning to take on the challenge of immersing myself into the...