The Niyamas: Santosha

The Niyamas: Santosha

The Niyamas: Santosha By Sydney Humphrey Niyamas are the yogic observances from traditional yogic philosophy that are meant to help guide our lives. Santohsa is the second niyama, and can be translated from sanskrit to mean “peace” or “contentment”. Santosha focuses...
The Niyamas: Saucha

The Niyamas: Saucha

The Niyamas: Saucha By Sydney Humphrey The yamas and niyamas are ethical and moral guidelines outlined in classical yoga philosophy, particularly in Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. This is a foundational yogic text that provides a comprehensive approach to practicing...
The Yamas: Aparigraha

The Yamas: Aparigraha

The Yamas: Aparigraha By Sydney Humphrey Aparigraha is the fifth and final yama. Yamas are the moral guidelines for how we interact with ourselves, others, and the world around us. Additionally, the yamas are known as the restraints, or actions we refrain from taking...
The Yamas: Brahmacharya

The Yamas: Brahmacharya

The Yamas: Brahmacharya By Sydney Humphrey Brahmacharya is the fourth of the ethical principles, referred to as “yamas”, in traditional yoga philosophy. Brahmacharya is a Sanskrit term that can be translated as “non-excess” or “right use of energy.” There...
The Yamas: Asteya

The Yamas: Asteya

The Yamas: Asteya By Sydney Humphrey Asteya is one of the 5 yamas, ethical or moral disciplines, in traditional yoga philosophy. The word “asteya” is derived from Sanskrit and can be translated as “non-stealing” or “non-taking.”...
The Yamas: Satya

The Yamas: Satya

The Yamas: Satya By Sydney Humphrey There are 5 yamas, or yogic restraints that help morally guide our life, and the second of those yamas is satya. Satya could be translated from Sanskrit as “truth” or “truthfulness” and promotes living your truth with integrity and...

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