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

Overcoming Vyadhi‌ व्याधिस्त्यानसंशय प्रमादालस्याविरति भ्रान्तिदर्शनालब्ध भूमिकत्वानवस्थितत्वानि चित्तविक्षेपास्तेऽन्तराया: । Patanjali Yoga Sutra 1-30 According to Sage Patanjali, there are nine primary obstacles that a seeker may face on the spiritual path. The first obstacle is Vyadhi, meaning, the body not being well for a multitude of reasons. The other eight obstacles basically relate to the mind not being well. When the body is not well, it can consume all your time and attention. And even when the body is well, the mind can still be very occupied with the body's wellness and appearance. Then also, you are faced with the Vyadhi...