Just as an empty boat that rams into us isn’t targeting us, so too people who act unkindly are driven along by the unconscious force of their own wounding and pain.
I thought I was supposed to be achieving all my goals. This was “The Secret,” right? The American Dream?
Yogis are connoisseurs of the breath, they treat it like the fine and rare treasure it is, they study it and aim at making it smooth, long, and peaceful. Yoga is a breathing practice.