योग ~ The Path of Yoga

 योग The Path of Yoga In Vedic Sanskrit, the literal meaning of the word “yoga”  is “to add”, “to join”, “to unite”, or “to attach” from the root yuj.  The goal of yoga is “moksha” liberation.  So, we do yoga in an effort to unite us to the goal, liberation.  It is a path.  Actually, it is many paths.   Lets get literal for a second.  Patanjali’s …

The Vipassana Mind – विपश्यना

On June 11, 1963, A Vietnamese monk Thích Quảng Đức sat peacefully on a street corner in Saigon, Vietnam. He sat unmoved in lotus position while his entire body was engulfed in suicidal flames. Thich was completely in control over his mind.  He slowly burned to death without opening his eyes, without a flinch in his body and without a sounds from his mouth. My …