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Brahmacharya: Living a Balanced Sensual Life

The Yamas and Niyamas: Shaping a Yogic Life

The fourth yama—Brahmacharya—is perhaps one of the most misunderstood concepts in yoga sadhana. In this practical talk, Sandra Anderson sheds light on the real-world application of Brahmacharya, and explains how we can use this approach to deepen our practice and connection to Self.

Format: Video with audio download
Length: 8 mins

About the Teacher

Sandra Anderson

Senior faculty at the Himalayan Institute, Sandy teaches yoga, meditation, and philosophy, and is a key instructor in the Institute's teacher training programs. She is the coauthor of the award-winning book, Yoga Mastering the Basics, and a frequent contributor to the Himalayan Institute's online Wisdom Library. Her work draws on her immersion in the living oral tradition, traditional texts of hatha yoga and tantra, training in Sanskrit, and her background in environmental science. A long-time resident at the Himalayan Institute with a diverse background and life experience, Sandy has a unique capacity to convey the richness of spiritual life in the contemporary world.

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