Nine Obstacles to Yoga #57
Yoga as union with Divine Reality is consummate and final. But how few beings in the physical realm and body actually experience such unity? Therefore, here on earth, Yoga as method and practice is extremely precious, and the practitioner ought to be well informed as to what obstacles are going to come up once this highest and best of purifying systems is initiated and adhered to. Patanjali has formulated these main impediments into four categories, making it clear as to where the seeker must look and concentrate.