Shatkarma: Jala Neti

The Shatkarmas were written by yogi Swatmarama in the Hatha Yoga Pradipika. They are techniques to cleanse yourself and therefore a good intermezzo after describing the yamas and niyamas. Shatkarma and yoga go hand in hand. There are some techniques within yoga that are also described within the shatkarmas. There are six shatkarmas but I'll be focusing on one, which…

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The Yoga Sutras By Patanjali: The Niyamas

In this article, I talked about the first limb of yoga: Yama. So, the next one is the Niyamas by Patanjali. If you missed the whole beginning of the eight limbs of yoga, then I'd advise you to check out this article to get you going. As I explained before in the previous article, the Yamas are a guideline for…

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The Yoga Sutras By Patanjali: The Yamas

In this article, I've said that as a yogi you should read about the yoga sutras. It's gonna be hard to talk about them all, so this is why I've chosen to expand a bit more on the eight limbs of yoga, which you will also find as Ashtanga yoga. I will zoom in a little bit on the first…

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