YOGA: SUCCESS AND FAILURE IN YOGA
The Hatha Yoga Pradipika is the original authentic guide to yoga providing valuable insight not only into familiar asanas (positions) and how they affect your body but also some information about success and failure, diet, philosophy and lifestyle.
SUCCESS IN YOGA
The following six bring speedy success:– Courage, daring, perseverance, discriminative knowledge, faith, aloofness from company.
FAILURE IN YOGA
Yoga is destroyed by the following six causes:– Over-eating, exertion, talkativeness, adhering to rules, i.e., cold bath in the morning, eating at night, or eating fruits only, company of men, and unsteadiness.