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Can the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali be applied today? Sutra means thread. Yoga Sutra is the thread of yoga. Most interpretations of the Yoga Sutra are complex and hard to understand. After investing more than 12 years studying, chanting and teaching the Yoga Sutras, Ruben Vasquez guides you on a journey exploring the wisdom of the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali. This ancient wisdom is relevant and applicable for yoga students and teachers today. Besides clear explanations and examples, each episode offers useful questions to reconnect to your natural clarity and harmony. Unravel the Thread is an invitation to be joyfully present in your life.

Unravel The Thread: Living the Yoga Sutra today Ruben Vasquez

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Can the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali be applied today? Sutra means thread. Yoga Sutra is the thread of yoga. Most interpretations of the Yoga Sutra are complex and hard to understand. After investing more than 12 years studying, chanting and teaching the Yoga Sutras, Ruben Vasquez guides you on a journey exploring the wisdom of the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali. This ancient wisdom is relevant and applicable for yoga students and teachers today. Besides clear explanations and examples, each episode offers useful questions to reconnect to your natural clarity and harmony. Unravel the Thread is an invitation to be joyfully present in your life.

    Yoga Sutra 1.43 Integration beyond conceptualization

    Yoga Sutra 1.43 Integration beyond conceptualization

    The meditation object stands alone

    Are you noticing a refinement in your perception? To what extent can you be so absorbed in something that your internal chatter stops? When that happens, do you experience objects, actions and interactions with greater vividness?

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    • 7 min
    Yoga Sutra 1.42 Integration with reasoning

    Yoga Sutra 1.42 Integration with reasoning

    First stage of integration, savitarka samadhi

    Once there are no distractions, awareness is filled by the focal object, its name and its meaning. This is the beginning of integration (samadhi).

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    • 7 min
    Yoga Sutra 1.41 Pure like a crystal

    Yoga Sutra 1.41 Pure like a crystal

    Yielding, giving way and coming together (samapatti)

    At the threshold of integration. Letting go of internal commentary and reactivity. What is coloring your experiences? Is it possible to perceive without distortions? If some distractions remain, are they connected to who you think you are, used to be or should be?


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    • 9 min
    Yoga Sutra 1.40 Insight from smallest to largest

    Yoga Sutra 1.40 Insight from smallest to largest

    Progression of insight towards liberation

    What are the filters you use to interpret what you perceive? What happens when you set aside your usual ways of seeing the world? What happens when your attention is not directed in many different directions? What is the biggest thing you can focus on? What is the smallest thing you can focus on?

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    • 10 min
    Yoga Sutra 1.39 Or, by focusing on anything uplifting

    Yoga Sutra 1.39 Or, by focusing on anything uplifting

    Are you inspired?

    Are you dedicating your energy and awareness to something uplifting? How does inspiration feel? Are you cultivating inspiring thoughts, intentions, actions and interactions in your daily life? Is it possible to find inspiration in everything you do?

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    • 7 min
    Yoga Sutra 1.38 Insight from dreams

    Yoga Sutra 1.38 Insight from dreams

    What can you learn from your dreams?

    Is dreaming a way to make sense of your own life story? Do dreams show you the influence of your thoughts, actions and interactions? As your inner calmness grows, what subconscious impressions linger in you?

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