The Yamas and Niyamas

“Speak the truth which is pleasant. Do not speak unpleasant truths. Do not lie, even if the lies are pleasing to the ear. That is the eternal law, the dharma.” – T. K. V. Desikachar,. The Yamas and Niyamas are the first and second limbs of yogic philosophy. These limbs however, are said to be ‘lived’ and cannot be practised. They deal with our behaviour and attitude towards our relationships (Yamas), as well as the relationship with ourselves (Niyama). They […]

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