How much do you really need? (Aparigraha – Non-Greediness)

How much is enough?

“Aparigraha is a yoga practice that prompts you to ask and answer the question:  How much do you really need?”

In this article Swami Nirmalananda explores this yama or lifestyle practice,  an interesting contemplation because, as Swamiji says, “the Western world actually promotes,  supports and rewards greed”!!

Patanjali promises that becoming established in Aparigraha gives you knowledge of the how and why of birth (your own, others’ and the world’s.)  Yoga Sutras 2.39.

IN OTHER WORDS …

Becoming free from greed will open up an inner knowing of your life’s purpose.

Read on …

Aparigraha July 2011

 

 

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