Sight, spiritual vision or spiritual viewpoint, originating from the Sanscrit root ‘Drish’ (to see).
Contemporary Yogateacher, son of the late Krishnamacharya.
The sixth limb of Ashtanga Yoga, mental concentration in which awareness is focused on a single point, process or activity.
The underlying order in nature and human life; quality; property; rigtheous path, acts and behaviour that is in accord with that order; ‘the way of the higher truths’.
Signifies the outpouring or effusion of the highest dharma. Through that one obtains insight into the foundation of all knowledge, the revelation of Sat-Cit-Ananda (existence, consciousness, bliss). The highest state of Samadhi to be reached in Yoga.
One of the six Shatkarmas. One swallows a strip of cloth in order to cleanse the stomach.
The seventh limb of Ashtanga Yoga in which concentration has become so deep and intense that the mind has become fully absorbed by the object and the process itself; meditation.
The three fundamental terms of Ayurvedic physiology: Vata, Pitta and Kapha.
The seer, the witness, the spectator.
Gaze point or focal point to which the external or internal eye is directed to help induce Dharana or concentration.
Pain; sorrow; misery; suffering.
Aversion; antipathy; dislike. One of the five Kleshas which are at the root of all suffering.