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Reflection

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Communion at the Edge

In Pico Iyer’s interview he talks about the notion of “right absorption” and how it is, as Krista Tippett explains, “a discipline and maybe even a necessity for all of us in whatever kind of life we lead.” Pico goes on to share his love of the word “absorption” and thinks it could even be his definition of happiness. On the yogic path, there is a soaking and absorption that we cultivate known as samapatti (according to Patanjali). It it through samapatti that we both lose our constructed self and find our true self—we recognize that our outer lives are only as beautiful as our inner lives, as our capacity to connect to our true self.

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