Real Power

eric mccarty
2 min readJan 20
Real Power — Yamas and Niyamas — Yoga Ethics — Prose Poetry — Headless Now — Moca McCarty Photo

Real power:

it’s the last niyama, Isvara Pranidhana, and it urges our surrender, asking us to recognize that we belong fully to something larger than ourselves alone, allowing the deep intimacy of reality to take over the true function of our lives. That’s a lot to ask for, placing our trust in mystery, giving away the only sense of real power that we seem to have — and all for the sake of yoga? Most of us balk at this idea, I certainly did…

eric mccarty

Writer, prose poetry, meditation teacher and lifetime student