Is Facing The Five Kleshas The Hardest Yoga?

The five kleshas (‘clay-shas’) in the Yoga sutras as known as afflictions, often translated as poisons and seen as the root of our discontent. We could simply think of them as obstacles in our minds that make us unhappy. They are: 1.Ignorance/delusion  avidya 2.Ego asmita  3.Attachment raga  4.Aversion dvesa 5.Fear of death/change abinivesah  These can…

✏️The Bhagavad Gita in a Nutshell: A Timeless Guide To Finding Purpose and Peace

The Bhagavad Gita in a Nutshell: A Timeless Guide To Finding Purpose and Peace Have you ever felt torn between duty and desire? Unsure of your path in life? If so, you’re not alone and this ancient text provides guidance to timeless problems we can all relate to, it is the key text of yoga…