Yoga as a Philosophy and Practice

“Yoga is at once a philosophy and a practice.  As a philosophy, yoga is the voice of the sages telling us clearly who we are, where we come from, and where we are going.  As a practice, yoga is a technique developed by the sages to help us awaken our dormant abilities, to strengthen our body, to focus our mind, and to unlock our limitless potential to become anything we wish to become.”

This is an excerpt of the article “Legacy of the Sages” by Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, spiritual head of the Himalayan Institute. The full article provides an all-inclusive account of the origins of yoga and its passage to the west. No matter where you are in your yoga journey, it is an article that you will find inspiring and stimulating. Click here for the full article  Legacy of the Sages

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