The mind is like a wild animal. In the beginning of your practice of Yoga and meditation, it is atrocious and impossible to handle. It will not yield even one inch to your requirements. In Sanskrit, the retraint of the internal organ, the mind, is called sama.
What is it that we can learn as human beings from the animal world in releasing stuck energy from our system? How does the practice of Yoga, specifically the Five Points of Yoga, contribute to trauma healing? Mani Raman elaborates on the interconnection between trauma as a physiological event and the traditional and non-competitive practice of Yoga.