It may not seem like it, but lately yoga has kept me sane. It’s a definite stress reliever. It’s helped me at a time when other things failed.
If there is something we could all use more of in this world today, it is non-violence. That and true unconditional love.
The path of yoga is abundant with all kinds of valuable lessons on leading a loving and responsible life. We learn ways to work with the body, the breath, the senses, the mind, and how to be in the world. Ahimsa is one of those ways to be. It is a Sanskrit word that means non-violence. Most spiritual or religious writings have some kind of writing on this subject, whether they emanate from something like the Ten Commandments of Judao/Christian thought or Buddhist texts and others. We are asked to practice nonviolence.
In the Yoga Sutras, the quintessential book describing classic yoga,
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