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Stepping in the Same River Twice: The Yoga of Birthdays
Is there any continuity of identity over time? What is it? How do we know it?
Polishing the Mirror
When we use the yoga practice of svadhyaya—self-reflection—effectively, our actions become much more than a way to achieve something external; they become a mirror in which we can learn to see ourselves more deeply. If we are willing to look at ...
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In the practice of yoga, svadhyaya is one of the five niyamas (the ethical practices relating to our internal environment of body, mind and spirit — how we relate to and treat ourselves).
Know Thyself: How to stop trash talking
As we continue our introspective self-study of svadhyaya, we become observers of our speech. How many trash talks lurk in our bags of tricks?

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