A few yoga devotees trace the beginning of their spiritual quest to
inspiration. Often these souls meet an inspired yogi
and the main goal in life becomes very clear.
by new possibilities which they sense within themselves, they eagerly and faithfully move
through the experiences which lead to enlightenment and well being.
Most yogis, however, find their way onto the spiritual path because of a personal crisis.
A painful, disappointing, or grief-causing shock forces a reevaluation and a
redirection of life. These devotees realize they have been relying on the wrong people or
unfulfilling goals. Such seekers find they have no choice but to turn the thrust of their
lives and their hopes in another direction.
Whether inspired or...