The spirit of yoga and the interconnectedness of all things

A quick “Ask the Experts” is up from Richard Freeman: “Is Astanga yoga connected more to the Saiva or Vaishnava tradition?”

Part of his answer:

The “cult” of Patanjali in South India, I believe, is more connected to the Vaishnava tradition and therefore there are many references to the ananta sesa who is the couch of Visnu and plays strongly in Vaishnava mythology. However…

You’ll have to click above to find out what comes after that qualifying “however.”

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Two Ashtangis write about their practice and their teachers.

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