Can We Stop the Mind from Thinking?

June 24, 2014    BY Pandit Rajmani Tigunait

Is the goal of yoga to make the mind inert and completely free of thoughts? Is this even possible? Learn how training the mind to be absorbed in a single thought process (samapati) leads to samadhi, and how absorbed, vibrant, and active the mind is when it reaches the luminous state of samadhi.

Pandit Rajmani Tigunait
Spiritual head of the Himalayan Institute, Pandit Tigunait is the successor of Swami Rama of the Himalayas. Lecturing and teaching worldwide for more than a quarter of a century, he is the author of fourteen books, including his recently-released The Secret of the Yoga Sutra, and his autobiography Touched by Fire: The Ongoing Journey of a Spiritual Seeker. Pandit Tigunait holds two doctorates: one in Sanskrit from the University of Allahabad in India, and another in Oriental Studies from the... Read more>>