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Is meditation taught in Iyengar yoga?

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Is meditation taught in Iyengar yoga?

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Meditation is not taught as a separate subject in Iyengar yoga classes. As already stated, true meditation (Dhyana) and the subtler mental states are things which cannot be taught. Meditation is a state where one “becomes one with the universal spirit.” One has no mind, intelligence, feelings or experiences when in this state and so no question of expressions of one’s experiences. Thus meditation cannot be taught – It is a state of being which comes of itself when the practitioner is ready. In practice this means that the body must be made healthy and trained to sit alertly and attentively through the practice of asanas. The mind and senses must be trained to become quiet and steady through the practice of pranayama. Yama and Niyama provide the discipline and self restraint necessary for these achievements. Once these foundation stones have been laid, the way becomes open for the experience of meditation to come. In “meditation classes,” what is generally taught is how to settle into a

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