Introduction to Yoga Sutras: Ahimsa: Nonviolence as Loving Kindness Video
Ahimsa: Nonviolence as Loving Kindness

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Introduction to Yoga Sutras: Ahimsa: Nonviolence as Loving Kindness

Episode 7
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In this essential yoga talk, Nicolai Bachman reiterates the central role of ahimsa – nonviolence – in yoga. He discusses some of the causes of violence, and some ways we can prevent or weaken its expression.

If we truly understand that we are all the result of our past experiences and believe there’s a divine inner light of awareness within each person, then we stop blaming and begin to act with loving kindness – even toward those we do not get along with. No matter what religion we practice, offensive violence toward others is unacceptable.

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Benetmaria, posted on September 23, 2016

Attachment and desire, and the the ego, are the cause of violence. Thank you for these thoughts.

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