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Practicing Asteya

Asteya is the third Yama, or ethical guideline we strive to practice as yogis.  It is a Sanskrit word that translates to “non-stealing.”  While this Yama may seem straightforward, it can have many meanings, as do the other Yamas.  According to Swami Sivananda, “Desire or want is the root cause for stealing.”  Stealing can mean […]

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