In Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra, the eightfold path is called ashtanga, which literally means “eight limbs” (ashta=eight, anga=limb). These eight steps basically act as guidelines on how to live a meaningful and purposeful life. They serve as a prescription for moral and ethical conduct and self-discipline; they direct attention toward one’s health; and they help us to acknowledge the spiritual aspects of our nature.
Master teacher Aadil Palkhivala says technology overuse has physical, social, and emotional consequences, and it’s taking away from the self-exploration we do on the mat. Here’s what you can do about it.