Mahatma Gandhi was one of the most extraordinary leaders of the 20th century. Although he became a highly educated and successful attorney, he left this comfortable life and cast his lot with the lowest rung of humanity. Gandhi spent his life trying to rise up the lowest, without destroying the highest.
You may have heard the saying when you enter a yoga class, you should leave your ego at the door. It may sound like a cliche, but there is a lot of truth to the idea behind it. There are numerous obstacles to progress in yoga that ego plays a role in maintaining. Let’s take a look at how the ego interacts with yoga.