The first limb of the 8 Limb Yoga Path. Guidelines for managing outer relationships.
Ahimsa– active practice of loving kindness (do no harm)
Satya– active effort to speak truth
Asteya– active awareness of taking only what is clearly and freely given
Brahmacharya– appropriate use of energy, intimacy with divine intent
Aparigraha– active effort of non-possessiveness, non-greed, and non-attachment.
We learn to respond with high intelligence of kindness, honesty, respect, purity, and charity.
The second limb of the 8 Limb Yoga Path.
Personal commitments and observances.
Saucha– active practice of creating cleanliness and order
Santosha– active practice of contentment and satisfaction
Tapa– conscious cultivation of passion and clarity
Svadhyaya– practices of humble, honest, self-reflection
Ishvarapranidhana– trust that you are loved unconditionally and the way will be shown
We commit to cleanliness, contentment, clarity, self-reflection, and we trust life.