Svadyaya: Self Study and Reflection (5-20-2014)


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The fourth niyama, Svadyaya is the practice of self-study or self-investigation. As the late BKS Iyengar said, “how can you know god if you do not know your big toe?” We work to recognize our samskaras, or patterns, and examine which serve us and which detract from our life’s energy. We also contemplate our attachments and how we answer the question, “who are you? with a greater awareness that each of us is a representation of eternal love and consciousness.