The Yoga Sutras of PatanjaliwithLeanne Whitney

leanne whitney

new-thinking-allowed

Leanne Whitney, PhD, is author of Consciousness in Jung and Patanjali. She is a transformational coach and also teaches yoga philosophy to yoga teachers.

Here she describes an experience of pure, unitary consciousness that initiated her journey of exploration into yoga philosophy and practice. She provides an overview of the Yoga Sutras — focusing on the distinction between pure consciousness and the contents of consciousness. She also describes the eight limbs of yoga and how each of them contributes to the quieting of the mind.

New Thinking Allowed host, Jeffrey Mishlove, PhD, hosted and co-produced the original Thinking Allowed public television series. He is author of The Roots of Consciousness. He is also a past vice-president of the Association for Humanistic Psychology; and is the recipient of the Pathfinder Award from that Association for his contributions to the field of human consciousness exploration.

(Recorded on November 6, 2017)

Published on November 27, 2017

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