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The Mental Vrittis, Obstacles and Attachments

Mental vrittis are the activities or the business of the mind. There is modification of the mind due to these vrittis.

Whether the individual is young, old or too old, sick or lean, all can do yoga.

Yoga is an Individual and Independent Practice.

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  1. Section 1 Mental Vrittis

    1. Mental vrittis are the activities or the business of the mind.

    2. Sixteen popular Mental Vrittis are: raga, dvesha, kama, krodha, lobha, moha, mada, matsarya, irsha, dambha, asuya, darpa, ahamkara, iccha, bhakthi and shraddha.

    3. Sixteen popular Mental Vrittis are: raga, dvesha, kama, krodha, lobha, moha, mada, matsarya, irsha, dambha, asuya, darpa, ahamkara, iccha, bhakthi and shraddha.

  2. Section 2 Obstacles of Yoga

    1. Yoga fails by these six obstacles. Overeating, over-exertion, excessive talk, the observance of unsuitable disciplines, promiscuous company and unsteadiness.

    2. Whether the individual is young, old or too old, sick or lean, all can do yoga.

    3. Success comes to him who is engaged in the yoga practice.

  3. Section 3 Place, Company and Attachments

    1. The obstacles are in the outside world and obstacles are in your inside world.

    2. Among millions of yoga practitioners we see different groups with different thoughts and ideas about yoga and in their practice.

    3. Individual practice is possible only when there is no attachment.