(Mind37)- Is Asana a misplaced step?
Summary: [Quick links] [Pause] Yes, I often use verbal overloading or pun to make fun of situations or people. But not here. A few episodes ago, I compared the eight steps of Yoga to eight steps of a ladder. Asana is the 3rd step in the original Yoga of Patanjali. In the previous episode I have explained how the meaning taken on by the word asana these days, does not match the original meaning of the word. So, am I suggesting that Asana as propagated today is a wrong step in Yoga? A wrongly placed step can topple the person who tries to climb up the ladder