December 01, 2019
I have added these two vikshepas to Patanjali’s list, as they have only surfaced as serious obstacles to progress in the modern era. FOMO is described by researchers as “the uneasy and sometimes all-consuming feeling that you’re missing out, that your peers are doing, knowing about, or in possession of more or something better than you.” It is exacerbated by the fact that we live in a world of WhatsApp, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and constant news on our smartphones. It is a fear that others are living a better life, and having......
There is one more vikshepa that I have added to Patanjali’s list, as it is often a crippling obstacle to progress, and indeed to every aspect of living, and that is the vikshepa of Guilt...Read More