Personal transformation can and does have global effects.As we go, so goes the world, for the world is us.The revolution that will save the world is ultimatelya personal one.
Mary Catherine Bateson
By now, you have a sense of how interrelated the yamas truly are. Violating one yama inevitably involves negative action in another. Practicing one strengthens and supports the practice of the others. Ahimsa (non-violence) cannot be achieved without aparigraha (non-hoarding) and practicing aparigraha makes it impossible to violate asteya (non-stealing). Practicing satya (truth-telling) will help you honor asteya (non-stealing) and brahmacharya (managing vital energies).
Michelle Ryan, who ...