glossary

(Sanskrit अभ्यास) Practice, habit, drill, custom, study, use, military exercise, repeated or permanent exercise, multiplication, act of adding anything.

"Control of vrittis [modifications of mind] is done by abhyasa and vairagya. Of these, practice is the effort to secure steadiness of vrittis. Practice becomes firmly grounded when practiced for a long time, without any break, and with perfect devotion." — Patanjali, Yoga Sutras 1:12-14

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"It is only in the absence of the “I” that one can experience the bliss of the Being. Only in the absence of the “I” can ecstasy be attained."