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Yamas & Niyamas

“Without firm foundations a house cannot stand. Without the practice of the principles of Yama and Niyama, which lay down firm foundations for building character, there cannot be an integrated personality. Practice of asanas without the backing of Yama and Niyama is mere acrobatics.”

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Yamas & Niyamas

The Yama and Niyama are moral trainings; without these as the basis no practice of yoga will succeed. As these two become established, the Yogi will begin to realise the fruits of his practice; without these a practice will never bear fruit.” 

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Lao Tzu

“If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to. If you are not afraid of dying, there is nothing you cannot achieve.”

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Biblical

“Behold, the kingdom of God is within you.” (Luke 17:21)

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Tradition

“Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.”

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Conflict

“In seeking comfort, we generally find a quiet corner in life where there is a minimum of conflict, and then we are afraid to step out of that seclusion”.
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Education

“All of us have been trained by education and environment to seek personal gain and security and to fight for ourselves. Though we cover it over with pleasant phrases, we have been educated for various professions within a system which is based on exploitation and acquisitive fear.”
BKS Lyenger

Temple

“The body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in.”

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Sick Society

“It is no sign of good health to be well adjusted to a very sick society.”
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Movement

“In the midst of movement and chaos keep a stillness inside of you.”