Yoga & the Truth…

“When one experiences truth, the madness of finding fault with others disappears”.

Some yoga wisdom from Goenka.

Goenka is a great teacher.  I have studied occasionally at the Vipassna yoga centre in the Blue Mountains.  I miss Goenka when I am not doing Vipassna.

The above makes perfect sense to me, but I can only conclude that I have not encountered the truth in my yoga practice.   There remains in me the need to think internally in a manner that is needling, or downright critical of others.  What is this impulse?  When I think about it, I know that negativity towards other human beings is essentially my own mask for inadequacy.  “If I am this and they are that, then I can only feel good about being this if I become critical of them being that”.  And the mind of course, LOVES its own games.

Yours,

Yoga Genie

Chief Bloggist, Yoga Whatever…

Yoga Genie

Yoga Genie

Restaurant reviewers find it easier to travel incognito, and so do I. I travel a lot for work and use this as an excuse check out yoga classes, yoga courses and yoga colleges around my home country, Australia. In this yoga blog, I refer to yoga centres in Sydney. I am not actually a yoga teacher, just a passionate yoga student.

I have practised yoga in the US and have done yoga courses in India but have no bias towards any yoga style. Actually, maybe I am biased to a yoga style, or at least certain methods of education applied in yoga courses, but I’ll leave it to you to find out what that is. My mission? I just want people to think a little deeper about yoga.

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