Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra
Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra

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22nd June 2013 - Saturday - To Listen "We have been waiting and so the thoughts about the fan and light. See we have come to learn, that the mind should be still , then the learning is proper. Imagine an old Gurukul as the teacher is being asked , 'You've not put on the fan, the lights are not on?' See, a learner should have a learning attitude, listening, following, humility, now a days we don't have that. The idea is more of show, fraternity. So in the end when we go away from here, no one will talk about the topic that has been discussed. That's a sad thing. During the day we don't have enough time for anything better, so we just get into these. It should be proper, that the little time that we spend, is spent in peace, spent in understanding, spent in a little enlightenment, some guidance, that will help us. But unfortunately we don't create that attitude. We come for some fun, some laughter, seeing new faces and all these things. This is unfortunate."23rd June 2013 - Sunday - Tapa

Patanjali Yoga Sutra Transcribed from Parisamvad at The Yoga Institute.Chapter 1, Sutra 38Patanjali Yoga Sutra 1.38Svapna-Nidra-Jnana Alambanam-VaSvapna : dream Nidra : state of dreamless sleep Jnana : knowledge , awareness Alambanam : object of concentration Va : or ( other practices from 1.34 to 1.39)Or By Taking As The Object Of Meditation The Images Of Dreams Or The State Of Dreamless Sleep (The Mind Of The Yogin Gets Stabilized) Listen to the audio:Check this out on ChirbitDr. Jayadeva Yogendra:"The description is about sleep. These are all areas for keeping the mind steady. It can be deep sleep or even dreams. If one can concentrate and record it helps. Various such suggestions have been given, how to keep the mind steady and this is one of the means."

Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra
Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra

To listen to audio recordings of Dr. Jayadeva's talks visit: www.chirbit.com/theyogainstitute

16th June 2013 - Sunday - Santosh “A man who has contentment is always happy. He doesn’t run after more and more. others might call it less, but for him it is enough. Great men in Indian history were all contented. Raja (King) Janak did not think of starting a war for more and more territory. He believed in God and he believed in the situations that would always do good to him. All his life he was very happy. Tilak, Ghandiji, all are the examples. They were able to do a lot. Contentment towards property, towards family, towards money, towards relations, towards situations, all this is required. There is a recent example in our Couples’ Class, a young man came, handsome, nice, good looking and a well placed person in life. And the person with whom he got married, she was practically blind; they got married, and came to know only later on in life. But he had accepted that if they both are there together -fine, and he was totally contented. He didn’t think of anything else, never objected to anything in life and they are living very happily. Whatever you are, God always provides everything. Just live within that.”17th June 2013 - Monday - Upeksa

Patanjali Yoga Sutra Transcribed from Parisamvad at The Yoga Institute.Chapter 1, Sutra 36Yoga Sutra 1.36Visoka-Va-JyotismatiVisoka : state free from pain, or suffering Va : or ( other practices from 1.34 to 1.39) Jyotismati : inner light , supreme or divine lightOr By Perception Which Is Free From Sorrow And Is Radiant (Stability Of Mind Can Also Be Produced )Listen to the audio:Check this out on ChirbitDr. Jayadeva Yogendra:"These sutras talk about objects than can immediately catch attention and hold it . We had started with friendliness and such things and now we are talking on certain sensory impulses. The brightness attracts attention, mind can immediately get concentrated. These are statements in the literature. How far it can work?

Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra
Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra

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1st June 2013 - Saturday - Acceptance "See our topic is- ' uncertainties in life, ' it applies to all of us. Things are happening and we don't know why, they will happen in the future also, the only logic is accept them and carry on. Intellectually it is very difficult to accept, we want to correct them. The truth is , life is very large and we can't dictate. We are too small, so as we are living, things happen and you have to just face them. Don't waste your time trying to change. This is a principle that has come down right from the earliest times, the words are- Charaivah itti- keep on the move, don't argue. I don't know if this kind of ancient thinking has any meaning for us."2nd June 2013 - Sunday - Aparigraha

Patanjali Yoga Sutra Transcribed from Parisamvad at The Yoga Institute.Chapter 1, Sutra 35Patanjali Yoga Sutra 1.35Visayavati-Va-Pravrttih-Utpanna-Manasah-Sthiti-NibandhaniVisayavati : of the sensing experience Va : or( other practices from 1.34 to 1.39) Pravrttih : higher perception , activity Utpanna : arising, manifesting Manasah : mind , mental Sthiti : stability , steadiness Nibandhani : firmly establishes , causes , holds The Development Of Higher Objective Perceptions Called Visayavati Also Brings About Tranquility Of The Mind. Listen to the audio:Check this out on ChirbitDr. Jayadeva Yogendra:“We are discussing the Samadhi techniques. The simple instruction is, keep the mind focused. This is very necessary and it generally happens when the person is interested in something more than the material – he is deeply concerned about things that are there – sitting before the sea – watching the sea – that also can hold attention. The advantages of keeping the mind steady are that it starts gaining new habits, new attitudes and new objectives. Though the object itself may not be so big and so great, but that attitude starts.

Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra
Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra

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25th May 2013 - Saturday - Buddha Purnima "I don't know whether we like this idea of Some people wishing us 'Good Morning'. Some people get irritated. What is good in the morning? We like the same old ways and don't suggest any changes, but these are different views. But what would be the expression that comes if we see someone new in the morning, we would like to wish someone 'good'. That is the custom. In old India they would say 'Namaste'. In present culture, it is, 'wish you a good morning'. The point is whether we find these kinds of statements good, or is it just a waste of time. What are your views?"26th May 2013 - Sunday - Brahmacharya

Patanjali Yoga Sutra Transcribed from Parisamvad at The Yoga Institute.Chapter 1, Sutra 34Patanjali Yoga Sutra 1.34Pracchardana-Vidharanabhyam-Va-PranasyaPracchardana : gentle exhalation through the nostrils Vidharanabhyam : expansion or regulation, control Va : or ( other practices from 1.34 to 1.39) Pranasya : of pranaBy Exhaling And Restraining The Breath Also (The Mind Is Calmed). Listen to the audio:Check this out on ChirbitDr. Jayadeva Yogendra:"The discussion is on controlling mind, concentrating. Many techniques have been suggested. One is related to the breath, exhaling it out and holding it there, not breathing in immediately and repeating it often . Apparently these things look very easy but have very serious consequences. The body functions in a certain set way. That is how it has been organized – how many breaths in a minute and how long to hold the breath and not to hold the breath.