WHY non-violence? Why now? Why did the Yogis believe this ethic was THE most important of the 10 ethical principles of Yoga, the foundation of the following nine?
What does non-harming or non-violent mean to you?
What is the scope of nonviolence in your life? for example, one’s actions … one’s words … one’s thoughts?
WHO is included in our non-violent words, thoughts, actions?
- Humans — friends? family? colleagues? classmates? strangers? people we disagree with? enemies?
- The Environment around us?
May we meditate on these questions …