Yoga Sutra Illustration 1.3

tada drashtuh svarupe avasthanam tada drashtuh svarupe avasthanamYoga Sutras of Patanjali, 1.3 tada = then (at the time of meditation)drashtuh = the selfsvarupe = own formavasthanam = settling, resting Intellectually I’m not really sure what this one means, which is why the picture is a bit undefined and abstract! Though deep down I’m sure we… Continue reading Yoga Sutra Illustration 1.3

Yoga Sutra Illustration 1.2

1.2 yogas citta vrtti nirodhah yogas citta vrtti nirodhahYoga Sutras of Patanjali, 1.2 yogas = yoga (is)citta = thoughtsvrtti = whirlpool, wavesnirodhah = supress, restrain I often get the feeling I don’t want to restrain things – wanting everything to be free! But yoga in this sutra feels to me like a natural quelling of… Continue reading Yoga Sutra Illustration 1.2

Yoga Sutra Illustration 1.1

1.1. atha yoga anushasanam I’m going to try and post an illustration of each yoga sutra every Monday, expressing what it means to me in that moment :)Here is the first one! atha yoga anushasanamYoga Sutras of Patanjali, 1.1 atha = nowyoga = yogaanushasanam = practice/teachings In this picture, the mat represents discipline and showing… Continue reading Yoga Sutra Illustration 1.1

Colour Pencils

Been wanting to use some colour pencils that need sharpening for a while. They are chunkier than the standard size, I had a large size pencil sharpener for them but it got broken when the bag it was in got caught in my bicycle wheel when I was cycling to a yoga lesson through Toyama… Continue reading Colour Pencils