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20. YOGA PRACTICE - Kleshas
As a little bonus, Laura adds in something beyond the eight limbs, another framework we can use to help us find balance. Kleshas are ‘poisons’ which can slow down or stop us on our ‘path’. By understanding common poisons of the mind, we are able to identify how to avoid them. For example, one Klesha is ‘Asmita’ which could be translated as ‘egoism’, and explains how the more ‘I’ am the most important thing in the world, the more focus put upon ‘me’ the more pressure ‘I’ feel. This helps us to see where a sense of pressure may be coming from, and how we could change that. We can only change what we can see, these teachings are simply a way to shed light on engrained ways of being otherwise known as ‘samskaras’ - once we can see them, we have the opportunity to grow and make change, if we wish to.