There are 32 values derived from the concept of Yams and Niyams (from Patanjali’s Yog sutras)
A virtue to be practiced in thoughts, speech and action.
A considerate behavior to be practiced for self, others and our environment.
When one feels a divine interconnection with the other.
An important attribute to understand co-existence with all animate and inanimate objects
Only when we realize that there is enough for everyone, we feel content.
When abundance is experienced, one is sure to practice non-stealing.
Being interdependent on each other, we owe to each other.
Accountability ensures completion of the task and makes us answerable to our actions.
Requires the knowledge of right and wrong and unbiased attitude.
Knowledge is a process of piling up facts, wisdom lies in their simplification.
Only when we are detached, we are willing to help others.
It tests our endurance in difficulties with respect to time.
Restraints with respect to all our senses to achieve maximum results with minimum effort.
Avoiding extremes helps us to discipline our senses and resulting behavior.
Understanding the similarities and differences, we learn equality.
By perceiving the bigger picture, we deeply understand our individual importance.
Unmoving faith comes with practice and cleansing of self-intentions.
Can be attained by letting go of fulfilled desires and not inviting fresh ones.
Being honest with self in thoughts, words, action and feelings
An amalgamation of truthfulness, sincerity, integrity and fairness.
Heightened awareness of self and others’ emotional needs.
A quality of being satisfied with our possessions and trusting that we will get when we need it.
It comes with the value of gratitude for all that we already have
Cleanliness of body, mind and thoughts all put together makes us clean
Clarity of thought & speech
This value is gained with calm mind and control on our sense bound body.
This is the first step towards self-growth to avoid complaining.
Appreciating the small things in life that often comes at no cost.
The biggest art of letting go to liberate ourselves from the emotional tyranny.
Training the will power to control body and mind.
Surrender to the higher self or circumstances and go with the flow.
Practicing faith in one’s own abilities to gain power.
Willingness to accept variety in culture, behaviours and opinions.