A skilled yogi blossoms even while living in the three gunas, just as a lotus flower blossoms in muddy waters.

Read my post 'Neither Disturb nor Get Disturbed' again. Practice this wisdom of Bhagvad Gita again and again. It is the foundation for bringing stillness in the mind. Without it, 'Yoga Chitta Vritti Nirodha" remains only a concept. Your mind is your living room You live in your mind 24 hours a day. You can make your mind a place of struggle, conflicts, and confusion, or you can make it a peaceful and beautiful garden where you are very careful and selective in what grows in there. It requires effort and skill to grow beautiful flowers, where as the weeds grow in...