Ahimsa is often translated as non-violence, but a more detailed study of this foundational yama helps us to understand its true meaning: unconditional positive regard. Sandra Anderson explains how the intention behind our actions is what determines whether those actions are violent or not, and gives a fresh and applicable way to bring this important concept into our daily practice.

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