Did you know that you already have all the tools to be perfectly peaceful and happy right now? Depending on where you are right now, that might seem like laughable science fiction. Are you thinking: “That sounds like a quaint idea that might apply to other people’s lives, but certainly not mine. At least, definitely not me with this weird scalp rash I have, oh, and that I still don’t know how to file my taxes”? Don’t worry, same here.
Well, you’re in for a treat because GUESS WHAT?! It does apply to you! And if you’re a yogi, which you most likely are, then you’re already on your way:
“The goal of Yoga is not to obtain something that is lacking: it is the realization of an already present reality. Yoga practice removes the obstacles that obstruct the experience of samadhi, or the state of complete absorption.” – Inside the Yoga Sutras
The Kleshas, or “afflictions” leave us in disillusion;...