Re: Subject: on Rules and Yoga
Sep 24, 1997 10:42 AM
by Bart Lidofsky
Jerry Schueler wrote:
> Jim, I enjoyed your post. However, I have never seen Yoga
> as rules, but rather as doctrines and techniques. I always
> think of "rules" as Thou Shalt Nots, in the sense of things
> that we should or shouldn't do. In my view, for example,
> the 10 commandments are rules. It always comes down
> to semantics, I suppose.
Of course, the King James translation makes the language seem a lot
harsher. A line which translates more properly as "Don't murder" becomes
"THOU SHALT NOT KILL".
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