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  • thumbnail image for I.1 Atha Yogānuśāsanam

    Duration: 8 minutes, 17 seconds

    I.1 Atha Yogānuśāsanam

    In this video, Kino will teach you all about the meaning behind the first of Patajnali's Yoga Sutras: Now begins the ... More

  • thumbnail image for I.2 Yogaś Citta-vritti-nirodhah

    Duration: 10 minutes, 16 seconds

    I.2 Yogaś Citta-vritti-nirodhah

    Patanjali defines yoga as the state of stillness. In this episode, Kino continues with lessons from the Yoga Sutras. ... More

  • thumbnail image for I.3 Tadā drastuh svarūpe 'vasthānam

    Duration: 6 minutes, 12 seconds

    I.3 Tadā drastuh svarūpe 'vasthānam

    Dive deeper into the Yoga Sutras with book 1, number 3: Tadā drastuh svarūpe 'vasthānam - then the seer (self) abides... More

  • thumbnail image for I.4 vrtti sārūpyam itaratra

    Duration: 6 minutes, 47 seconds

    I.4 vrtti sārūpyam itaratra

    This episode of Kino's insight course on Patanjali's Yoga Sutras is focused on book 1, number 4: vrtti sārūpyam itara... More

  • thumbnail image for I.7 pratyaksānumānāgamāh pramānāni

    Duration: 10 minutes, 28 seconds

    I.7 pratyaksānumānāgamāh pramānāni

    Continue your study of the Yoga Sutras with Sutra number 7 from book 1, pratyaksānumānāgamāh pramānāni, meaning - Cor... More

  • thumbnail image for I.12 abhyāsa-vairāgyābhyām tan-nirodhah

    Duration: 9 minutes, 9 seconds

    I.12 abhyāsa-vairāgyābhyām tan-nirodhah

    Today's lessons from the Yoga Sutras come from Sutra 1.12 abhyāsa-vairāgyābhyām tan-nirodhah, which refers to that wh... More

  • thumbnail image for I.13 tatra sthitau yatno bhyāsah

    Duration: 5 minutes, 12 seconds

    I.13 tatra sthitau yatno bhyāsah

    Yoga Sutra 1.13 is Tatra Sthitau Yatno Bhyāsah which means: of everything you can do, effort is made to create streng... More

  • thumbnail image for II.16 heyam duhkham anāgatam

    Duration: 5 minutes, 3 seconds

    II.16 heyam duhkham anāgatam

    Yoga Sutra II.16 heyam duhkham anāgatam, is related to dealing with pain in your yoga practice and your everyday life... More

  • thumbnail image for I.14 sa tu dírgha kala nairantarya satkārāsevito drdna bhūmih

    Duration: 12 minutes, 40 seconds

    I.14 sa tu dírgha kala nairantarya sa...

    Yoga Sutra I.14 says that you must maintain practice for a long time, without break, in order to become established i... More

  • thumbnail image for I.31 duhkha daurmanasyāngam ejayatva śvāsa praśvāsā viksepa sahabhuvah

    Duration: 14 minutes, 1 second

    I.31 duhkha daurmanasyāngam ejayatva ...

    Kino has more lessons from the Yoga Sutra! Yoga is all about learning to overcome the obstacles of life. The Spiritua... More

  • thumbnail image for I.32 tat pratisedhārtham eka tattvābhyāsah

    Duration: 8 minutes, 46 seconds

    I.32 tat pratisedhārtham eka tattvābh...

    This sutra is about the practice of keeping your mind on a single point of concentration, which is an important tool ... More

  • thumbnail image for I.33  maitri karunā mudita upeksanām sukha duhkha punyā āpunya visayānām bhāvanātas cittaprasādanam

    Duration: 11 minutes, 1 second

    I.33 maitri karunā mudita upeksanām ...

    Join Kino for one of her favorite lessons from the Yoga Sutra! This sutra is about the essence of what it really mean... More

  • thumbnail image for I.15 drstānuśravika visaya vitrsnasya vasīkāra samjña vairāgyam

    Duration: 10 minutes, 37 seconds

    I.15 drstānuśravika visaya vitrsnasya...

    This Yoga Sutra is about the cultivation of an attitude of non-attachment or dispassion toward the things we perceive... More

  • thumbnail image for I.16 tat param purusa khyāter guna vaitrsnyam

    Duration: 8 minutes, 23 seconds

    I.16 tat param purusa khyāter guna va...

    This Sutra is saying that when you directly perceive the most subtle essence of the spirit as it has been created wit... More

  • thumbnail image for I.20 śraddhā vīrya smrti samādhi prajña pūrvakah itaresām

    Duration: 14 minutes, 10 seconds

    I.20 śraddhā vīrya smrti samādhi praj...

    Yoga Sutra 1.20 contains a list of tools that should be carried with you in your spiritual tool box. Join Kino for a ... More

  • thumbnail image for I.21 tīvra samvegānām āsannah

    Duration: 6 minutes, 16 seconds

    I.21 tīvra samvegānām āsannah

    This Yoga Sutra is all about how your efforts impact your ability to find success on the path of yoga. Join Kino for ... More

  • thumbnail image for I.22 mrdu madhyādhimātratvāt tato' pi viśesah

    Duration: 8 minutes, 11 seconds

    I.22 mrdu madhyādhimātratvāt tato' pi...

    This Sutra addresses the three categories, or levels of intensity with which yoga can be practiced. Join Kino for a f... More

  • thumbnail image for I.34 pracchardana vidhāranāhyām vā prānasya

    Duration: 8 minutes, 9 seconds

    I.34 pracchardana vidhāranāhyām vā pr...

    This Yoga Sutra is about the breath – specifically the calming quality that controlling the breath has on the mind. T... More

  • thumbnail image for I.35 visayavatì vā pravrttir utpannā manasah sthiti-nibandhanì

    Duration: 8 minutes, 46 seconds

    I.35 visayavatì vā pravrttir utpannā ...

    Patanjali says that subtle sense perception can create strength and steadiness of mind. Tune into to the heart center... More

  • thumbnail image for I.23 Iśvara-pranidhānād vā

    Duration: 13 minutes, 55 seconds

    I.23 Iśvara-pranidhānād vā

    Join Kino as she dives into discussion of Purusha and Prakriti and what all of this has to do with yoga as a practice... More

  • thumbnail image for I.24 kleśa karma vipākāśayair aparāmrstah purusa višesa Īśvarah

    Duration: 10 minutes, 24 seconds

    I.24 kleśa karma vipākāśayair aparāmr...

    What is the nature of the soul of God? With this Sutra, Patanjali spends a lot of time distinguishing what the differ... More

  • thumbnail image for I.25 tatra niratiśāyam sarvajña bìjam

    Duration: 6 minutes, 48 seconds

    I.25 tatra niratiśāyam sarvajña bìjam

    Do you ever wonder where your creativity and amazing ideas come from? Or maybe you feel a lack of creativity in your ... More

  • thumbnail image for 1.26 Purvesam api guruh kalena anavacchedat

    Duration: 9 minutes, 18 seconds

    1.26 Purvesam api guruh kalena anavac...

    Join Kino for a lesson about the limitless expanse of the presence of God, how God exists outside of time, and God as... More

  • thumbnail image for I.27 tasya vachakah prannavah

    Duration: 6 minutes, 14 seconds

    I.27 tasya vachakah prannavah

    OM is the holy Vibration. It is the first and original sound, and it is said to be comprised of 3 parts. Dive into th... More

  • thumbnail image for I.28 taj-japas tad-artha-bhavanam

    Duration: 5 minutes, 49 seconds

    I.28 taj-japas tad-artha-bhavanam

    Yoga Sutra 1.28, taj-japas tad-artha-bhavanam says to repeat the name of God and invite the presence of the Divine in... More

  • thumbnail image for I.29 tatah pratyak-cetanādhigamó py antarāyābhāvāś ca

    Duration: 9 minutes, 50 seconds

    I.29 tatah pratyak-cetanādhigamó py a...

    This Sutra offers insight about an important tool that you can use in learning to control your thoughts. It will help... More

  • thumbnail image for I.5 Vrttayah pancatayyah Klistaklistah

    Duration: 11 minutes, 7 seconds

    I.5 Vrttayah pancatayyah Klistaklistah

    We already know from previous lessons from the Yoga Sutra, that the vrittis exist like waves in the ocean of the mind... More

  • thumbnail image for I.6 Pramana-viparyaya-vikalpa-nidra-smrtayah

    Duration: 10 minutes, 9 seconds

    I.6 Pramana-viparyaya-vikalpa-nidra-s...

    Building upon the last lesson in this series, yoga sutra 1.6 begins to break down the vrittis, which are 5 disturbanc... More

  • thumbnail image for I.8 Viparyayo mithya-jnanam atad-rupa-pratistham

    Duration: 9 minutes, 3 seconds

    I.8 Viparyayo mithya-jnanam atad-rupa...

    Over the last few lessons from Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, we’ve become more and more familiar with the vrittis, otherwi... More

  • thumbnail image for 1.9 śabda-jñānānupātī vastu-śūnyo vikalpaḥ

    Duration: 9 minutes, 11 seconds

    1.9 śabda-jñānānupātī vastu-śūnyo vik...

    sabda-jnananupati vastu-sunyo vikalpah – which describes the absence of knowledge related to the true meaning of a wo... More

  • thumbnail image for 1.10 abhāva pratyayālambanā vṛttir nidrā

    Duration: 7 minutes, 41 seconds

    1.10 abhāva pratyayālambanā vṛttir nidrā

    Yoga Sutra 1.10, Abhava praatyayalambana Vrittir Nidra, refers to the still point that we reach in a deep dreamless s... More

  • thumbnail image for 1.11 anubhūta-viṣayāsampramoṣaḥ smṛtiḥ

    Duration: 10 minutes, 49 seconds

    1.11 anubhūta-viṣayāsampramoṣaḥ smṛtiḥ

    Yoga Sutra 1.11, anubhuta-visayasampramosah smrthih refers to any experience of a sense object that hasn’t slipped aw... More

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