Freeing the Body, Freeing the Mind: Yoga & Buddhism

Tricycle Magazine

Over the years, I’ve found it increasingly frustrating that Yoga is continually reduced to a body practice and Buddhism to a mind practice. This makes no sense at all. Anyone who has practiced deeply in both traditions knows that the Buddha gave attention to the body and Patanjali to the mind and that both traditions value ethical precepts and commitments as the foundation of an appropriate livelihood.
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