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Patanjali Yoga Sutra Transcribed from Parisamvad at The Yoga Institute. Chapter 2, Sutra 28 Patanjali Yoga Sutra 2.28 Yoganganusthanat Asuddhiksaye Jnanadiptih Avivekakhyteh Yoganga: steps of Yoga Anusthanat: by the sustained practice Asuddhi: impurities Ksaye: with the elimination Jnana: wisdom, knowledge Diptih: light, brilliance a: until Vivekakhyateh: discriminative knowledge For By The Sustained Practice Of The Accessories (Steps) Of Yoga, The Impurities Are Destroyed, And Enlightenment Of Wisdom Reaches Discriminative Knowledge. Listen to the audio: Check this out on Chirbit Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra:

"So we come to the next important sutra and that has to tell us about the various tips of yoga and how they work. They work at reducing the various hindrances, impurities and make it easier for subsequent yoga. Basically what we have to understand is that yoga would mean overcoming of the Kleshas - overcoming of those defects which we keep on talking about - Avidhya, Asmita, Raga, Dvesha, these have to be overcome and this overcoming work is carried out by the various techniques. So that's what the sutra is telling us, that when we follow yoga, we are actually working at overcoming these kinds of hindrances. We can't just forget that. We can't just talk of yoga and believe that we will land into the yogic land. Things like untruth, these have to be overcome.

The topic for the Hindi Satsang on Sunday, 16th March, 2014 was 'Bringing Up Children.' Following is the transcript of the Q & A between the audience and Dr. Jayadeva and Smt. Hansaji J. Yogendra.
Smt. Hansaji and Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra
Listen to the audio: Check this out on Chirbit Q. Our son is 20 years old. Usually he comes home late at night. Dr. J: See, at the age of 20, I think you should give some liberty to him. You can't go on insisting like to a child of 8 or 10 that he comes home early. Smt. H: We should have such a good friendship with our children that they can come home and share what they are up to and you can also share in their happiness instead of giving advise all the time about what is right and wrong. These days children are very intelligent and know what is right and wrong. So it is better not to force and advise them, rather maintain a friendly atmosphere at home and joint management, then everything will be safe and there will be no need to worry. Q. We are both atheists who have strong value systems. Do you think religion is necessary to imbibe good values?

The topic for the English Satsang on Sunday, 12th January, 2014 was 'Disciplines and Routines.' Following is the transcript of the Q & A between the audience and Smt. Hansaji J. Yogendra.
Smt. Hansaji and Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra
Listen to the audio: Check this out on Chirbit Q. When daily we see our children doing things and spoiling their health and they do not want us to interfere, what is our duty? What do we do? Do we leave them as they are? Dr. J: We need not be too harsh on young children. We can join them and ourselves take up the activity and in a very pleasant way, tell them the benefits. It has to be done in a better way than just forcing. Smt. H: Understand that with a child you need to be very creative. We have to understand their overall food habits and certain things. Suppose you made a certain vegetable the child doesn't like, okay, what do we get from vegetables? Fibers, vitamins and minerals. Now vitamins and minerals you will get from honey. So let the child eat his chapatti with honey and get up, no problem. And for fiber what you need to make him eat is groundnuts or sprouts. So we have to be more creative and not rigid, that "You have to eat this vegetable, this is bad and this is good." Don't be so harsh on children and that's how they will slowly pick up the habit. Or sometimes with a loving tone just tell him, "Just eat one spoon for me." Such things, slowly, slowly should be introduced and not forced upon. Q. How to be active daily and every moment? Is there one way or one Asana to get rid of lethargy?

The topic for the English Satsang on Sunday, 12th January, 2014 was 'Disciplines and Routines.' Following is the transcript of the speech made by Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra on the topic.
Satsang
Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra
Listen to the Audio: Check this out on Chirbit “In all activities in life, we do not appreciate the value of regularity and routines. We do things for a little while and we are tired. We pick it up again after long. In the meanwhile, not much good occurs. This is a defect in our personality. Those who are consistent, succeed. In the stories of great men and women, there are those who take up things and have followed them regularly. This applies in all areas. It is an attitude of the mind and naturally it spills over in our activities. We want to improve but we don’t want to pay the price. The unfortunate result is that we don’t improve at all.
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