The problem here being that the gate of virtue is too narrow for two people, too narrow for love, and too narrow for two people in love. Alissa so deliriously desires that even though she loves Jerome, this love between them has become, in her mind, his impediment to virtue. She rejects him, time and time again, and yet this is the way in which she expresses love, because this is the only way he would enter the strait gate. What Alissa longs for, is not the strait gate itself, but the process of getting through the gate - it is the striving in “strive to enter in at the strait gate”.
IYENGAR CLASS PRANYAMA
Pranayama removes the veil covering the light of knowledge and heralds the
dawn of wisdom.
In yoga, deep breathing is part of the practice of Pranayama. prana is the vital energy or life force, Ayama means length, expansion, and extension. According to . Iyengar, Pranayama also means communication, expansion, or dimension. When practicing Pranayama, one slows down the rate of breathing and expands chest and lung capacity. Pranayama is an integral step in the eight-limbed path of yoga, which strives to bring consciousness to mind and body, and finally, freedom.
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