#5 – Pratyāhāra प्रत्याहार un accenno…

Pratyāhāra tradotto come "rivolgersi all'interno" o "ritrarsi dei sensi" o "riassorbimento dei sensi". E' il quinto degli Otto āṅga (stadi, arti, rami) illustrati negli Yoga Sūtra (tradotto "aforismi sullo Yoga") di Patañjali  योगसूत्र. Nel primo capitolo, il Samādhi Pāda, l'autore descrive cos'è lo Yoga. Il secondo capitolo, il "Sādhana Pāda", è dedicato  alla pratica spirituale.  … Continue reading #5 – Pratyāhāra प्रत्याहार un accenno…

#5 – a hint on Pratyāhāra प्रत्याहार…

Pratyāhāra translated as "turning inward" or "withdrawing the senses" or "absorption of the senses". It is the fifth of the Eight āṅga (stages, arts, branches) mentioned in Yoga Sūtras (translated "aphorisms on Yoga") by Patañjali  योगसूत्र. In the first chapter, Samādhi Pāda, the author describes what Yoga is. The second chapter, "Sādhana Pāda", is dedicated … Continue reading #5 – a hint on Pratyāhāra प्रत्याहार…

As temporary as a cloud

What does it mean temporary? "..effective for a time only; not permanent.." (definition from Dictionary.com) Existing in a defined time space. Not eternal. I often associate the word "temporary" to the "cloud" image.  What is a cloud? "..a visible collection of particles of water or ice suspended in the atmosphere.." (definition from Dictionary.com)  Why cloud? Basically cloud is the name … Continue reading As temporary as a cloud