Flashcards in Niyamas Deck (6)
1st Niyama: purity, keeping the mind and body clean
2nd Niyama: contentment; remembering to appreciate what we have; seeing the perfection of where we're at.
3rd Niyama: cultivating a sense of self-discipline, passion and courage in order to burn away ‘impurities’ physically, mentally and emotionally
4th Niyama: self observation
What are niyamas?
The niyamas are personal observances, a means of well-being that brings our attention from relationships with others to the intimacy of our relationship with ourselves.