“Contentment is a dynamic and constructive attitude that brings us to look at things in a new way.”
This is a translation of Patanjali’s Sutra 2.42 by Bernard Bouanchard that says that contentment (santosha) is an attitude or way of thinking that we can bring to our lives. Is that true, or is contentment the result of our actions? Other translations of Patanjali’s Sutra 2.42 do not introduce the term “attitude”.
What is Contentment?
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Sthira sukham asanam. Asana is a steady, comfortable posture (Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra 2.46).
This principle of yoga means that our yoga pose practice should incorporate both steadiness and comfort. Or, effort and ease. Or, comfort and challenge. It means that we should push ourselves to that edge or “wall”, but not beyond our ability.
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