Yoga and Growth
Lately I have been reflecting on my own path and how I got to this moment in time. When I first started with my Yoga about 14 years ago now, it was more about the physical ( Sports Performance) & health aspects that kept me going with it. However as time moves on, it also helps reveal more aspects of yourself to yourself. With the correct practice you get to a point where you develop the capacity to hold many perspectives and your mind is very balanced in most situations. Over the past 8 years I have been reading and listening to a lot of audio material from the Great Philosopher Ken Wilber (whom is still alive in 2014).
He has done a lot of research into growth and development, looking at both Western and Eastern models. In a Nutshell we start life with a certain world view and it gains complexity ( and simplicity in a sense), as we move through our lives (where it moves to can depend on many different aspects of your life /practice /) The below video is a very brief overview of this. It is really one of the most important understandings that you can make. I kid you not, Repeated here for Emphasis It is really one of the most important understanding that you can make. if you can see the path it is a whole lot easier to start following it. Anyway please watch the below video I have tried to give you some keys to help understand this. T
he mic did drop out and I lost a couple of video tracks so the video is not the smoothest but it contains some important information.. IMHO .. This is a follow on from the
A lighter look at the Guru Model
Happy New Yoga year/ post so you may want to catch that first.