Nonviolence and Yoga as Social Justice

If you are trying to practice more yoga off the mat, non-violence is the place to start.

The first of Patanjali’s yamas or restrictions, ahimsa (Sanskrit for nonviolence) is best known for its role in promoting vegetarianism as the standard yogic diet. But there is so much more to it than that! In an earlier post, Cecilia asked you an important question: “Do you usually do any harm?” What was your answer?

Read more at http://blog.zenward.com/nonviolence-yoga-social-justice/

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