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The Klesa Asmita by Kim Schwartz

There is a classical text of yoga written by the sage Patanjali. In this text there are described the workings of the individuated mind. It describes modes of perception and cognition called vrttis of which there are five. It defines … Continue reading

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The Klesa Avidya by Kim Schwartz

There is an old joke in which a person is receiving a job promotion. The voice on the telephone is saying, “ Congratulations! You have been promoted. You are now completely responsible for all manner of things over which you … Continue reading

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