Our Seat

eric mccarty
2 min readJan 23
Our Seat — Asana — Yoga Sutras — Prose Poetry — Headless Now — Moca McCarty Photo

Our seat:

asana is the third limb of yoga, in Sanskrit it simply means taking our seat, and the Yoga Sutra’s describe this as establishing a steady and comfortable position for meditation. The practice of asanas, Hatha yoga, is typically the yoga we’re most familiar with, it’s what we think of whenever yoga is mention, classes we attend, and the common image in our minds. Yet the only actual instructions offered in Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra’s is to…

eric mccarty

Writer, prose poetry, meditation teacher and lifetime student