glossary

The second step of yoga, which consists of:

  • Saucha (purity, elimination of desire)
  • Santosha (contentment with what one has)
  • Tapas (austerities, spiritual practices)
  • Svadhyaya (study of scriptures) 
  • Ishvarapranidhana (continual remembrance of God)
Learn more: Practical Spirituality

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"When we are in the physical world, we must learn to be awake from moment to moment. We then live awakened and self-conscious from moment to moment in the internal worlds, both during the hours of the sleep of the physical body and also after death."