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Brahmacharya is Self Restraint – Part IV of V

brahmacharya is the fourth code of conduct of the five yamas – ahimsa, satya, asteya, brahmacharya and aparigraha. brahmacharya (continence) states that when we have control over our physical impulses of excess, we attain knowledge, vigor, and increased energy. to break … Continue reading

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Honesty as the Best Policy with Satya – Part II of V

in a previous post, i spoke about the first of the  five yamas, ahimsa – nonviolence. ‘yama’ is defined as an observance or self-restraint that creates positive movement and kindness to ourselves in our yoga practice. and, if we’re open to … Continue reading

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Compassion and Empathy

the TED conference is held each year and brings together like-minded individuals searching for innovative ways to change the world. here’s one such: Joan Halifax: Compassion and the true meaning of empathy | Video on TED.com

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