by Sumya Anani | March 2, 2013 – Elephant Journal: Everyone on this planet has a great mission. Yoga helps us discover what our purpose is. Yoga is the practice of understanding and realizing the Self. But what does that really mean? Yoga taught me that all of life is thought. All the masters teach us how to train and discipline our minds. But why is that important? We think of reality as the things we see, the things we touch. But what is reality? Where does reality start?