Demystifying the Teachings of Yoga
Episode 6: Demystifying Siddhis
Demystifying Siddhis: Miraculous Yogic Powers
Are accounts of miraculous powers, known as siddhis, merely the imaginings of gullible seekers, or are these potential capacities naturally developing in the course of human evolution? In the mind-training process known as Self realization, the boundary between the ‘ordinary’ and the ‘‘miraculous’ begins to dissolve.
In the Yoga Sutra, Patanjali offers an array of cognitive and emotional gestures to create conditions for manifesting desired outcomes. We will experiment with some of the tools for transformation bequeathed by Patanjali and by other realized masters for abundant living in this miraculous world.
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Episode 8: Demystifying the Guru
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