“That whole yoga sutras idea, the fact that the eagle spreads its wings, then brings its wings down, the cycle of life almost. You have to experience growth in its fullest form, keep pushing yourself...
“That whole yoga sutras idea, the fact that the eagle spreads its wings, then brings its wings down, the cycle of life almost. You have to experience growth in its fullest form, keep pushing yourself and your boundaries of growth, and there comes a point when you want nothing more in the world and you want to bring it down, that you want bring the wings down and spend an inordinate amount of time in silence and contemplation. I don’t think that’s ever seeped into the west. No matter what you do you want more and more. Not just materially, but emotionally you want to keep growing, keep doing more things, keep stretching yourself. There is never that time for you to think “I’ve experienced everything in the world there is to experience, now I just have to bring it down” – Karan Bajaj
Karan Bajaj is a novelist and striving Yogi. Born and raised in the Indian Himalayas, he now lives in Brooklyn, New York. He’s also the author of The Yoga of Max’s Discontent
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