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May102013

Drishti

Have a wandering eye while practicing yoga?

Sri K. Pattabhi Jois taught drishti to thousands of practitioners. On a simple level, drishti technique uses a specific gazing direction for the eyes to control attention. The practice is connected to Pratyahara - withdrawel of the senses - the fith limp of yoga as well as Dharana - concentration - the sixth limb.

In every asana in Ashtanga you are to direct your gaze to one of nine specific points:

Credit to alliscoming.com

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