They have once again asked me: why in general read ancient texts, the more so commentaries on them? Why a person like me, a modern yogi who is rather future-focused than past-minded, the one who objects to traditionalism in all its manifestations and gives skeptical smile to talks on “paramparas” and consecrations, decided to spend… Continue reading Why Read Ancient Texts?
The subject of Tantra has definitely captured the attention, so I’ve created some intrigue. In order not to keep the reader in suspense I shall just say that: 1. NO, Patanjali did not use the word “tantra” in Yoga Sutras. 2. YES, he highlighted a group of techniques that were later made a groundwork of… Continue reading Sutra 1.39. Yoga Sutra and Tantra