What Is a Yogi?

Swami Chetanananda discusses the traditions of yogis and how it has changed in today’s society. Yogis today have to be self-sufficient and to be responsible for their own lives.  Practitioners  cultivate the quality of their own lives and seek to understand what cultivating the quality of their own lives means through engaging in spiritual practice. They do that while taking responsibility for their own support, since the tradition of patronage for spiritual communities that existed in ancient times no longer exists.