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binod sapkota,ktm

i loved the article

Julian

thanks!!
super cool article
I'll try to practice with pratyahara

really appreciate your writings

Courtney

I like this explanation of Pratyahara a lot! Thank you.

Andressa

Thank you for this article!

priya

awesome article..helped me understand the real meaning of "pratyahara". Keep these articles coming..

cckiwi

Thanks for this great article. I too have struggled with the meaning of this limb of yoga but this confirms what it means to me too. thanks so much

Sheila

YES! Judith, thanks for confirming my interpretation of this teaching. As a Buddhist practitioner, I've always struggled with the traditional commentary on this practice - that you are to literally cut yourself off from experiencing the world. It's not practical or desirable "off the cushion" and therefore can't lead to sustainable enlightenment. However, learning (through asana and meditation, etc.) to cut through our REACTION to worldly phenomena is very desirable and very practical in the "real world". Please keep teaching, Judith-ji!

Rodasi

This is a much needed article. Too much silliness floats around out there. Truly compassionate and rational! Thanks BE!

Lori

Beautiful article. Thank you.

Brahmavidya

Wonderfully stated. I have passed it on to my students. Thank you.

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