The first time I heard the word Aparigraha was back in 2004 during my teacher training. Translated to non-grasping/non-hoarding, I easily related it to my overabundance of Lululemon pants that made my ass look so fly.
Today, as I revisiting this concept in preparation for a lecture, the meaning took a deeper hold.
”The word ‘graha’ means to take, to seize, or to grab, ‘pari’ means ‘on all sides’, and the prefix ‘a’ negates the word itself - basically, it means ‘non’.
The teaching of aparigraha holds true for nonmaterial things as well. For me, it...