Gregor on Ashtanga Dispatch

– if yoga wants to help heal societal and personal problems, then it must become a vehicle for dismantling hierarchical structures.
– any relationship between teacher and student that is trying to convey some of the messages of the higher chakras, must transform that relationship as well. The model of teachers clinging to power and their own supremacy, has marred religion of the past 10,000 years.
– Cult psychology and sociology
– Projecting mysterious powers on the teacher as replicating our relationship to our primary carer in early childhood
– The healing quality of touch and the beauty of the Ashtanga system

Ashtanga Parampara or Brand?

A thought-provoking article from Guy Donahaye, editor of “Guruji – A Portrait Through the Eyes of his Students”. Guy reflects on whether we are really looking at a spiritual lineage or rather a cleverly marketed family business.