Brachmacharya can be translated into restraint, control of the senses or celibacy. Although, the literally definition is ‘being established in divine consciousness’. That sounds like a challenge to me. So what does brachmacharya mean for your daily life? The translation ‘control of the senses’ appeals to me the most. Originally celibacy was considered an important …

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The third yama asteya means non-stealing. Like the first two yama’s, this yama seems pretty self-explanatory at first sight. However, again you can incorporate this yama into your daily life at a much deeper level. Have you ever thought of hoarding as a form of stealing? Or the desire to have more material stuff, since …

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