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The word Vini Yoga means yoga practice. in the Yoga Sutras this Sutra is connected to the practice of "SAMYAMA" which is a combination of Dharana, Dhayana and Samadhi.
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This sutra emphasizes the importance of adapting and personalizing the practice of yoga to suit the unique needs and abilities of the individual in relation to the different levels of the mind. In other words, viniyoga is the application of the practice of yoga in a way that is most appropriate for the specific state of mind of the practitioner.
This sutra highlights the importance of the teacher or practitioner understanding the student's current state of mind and adapting the practice accordingly. For example, if a student is experiencing a lot of stress and anxiety, the teacher might suggest a yoga practice that focuses on relaxation and calming the mind. On the other hand, if a student is feeling low energy and sluggish, the teacher might suggest a more active and energizing practice.
This sutra emphasizes that the practice of yoga should be tailored to the specific needs and abilities of the individual and that this is an essential aspect of the practice. By understanding the state of mind of the student, the teacher can guide the student to reach their goals more effectively.
In a presentation, one can also mention how this sutra emphasizes the importance of the teacher-student relationship, where the teacher should be able to understand the student's current state of mind and adapt the practice accordingly. This can lead to a more effective and efficient progress in the student's practice.