Having conscientiously appraised yourself by marking off the foregoing list, you will know just which of your qualities require strengthening, just which require toning-down, and just which need repressing (or controlling). In the work of strengthening, you proceed directly by applying "The Threefold Method of the Yogi" to the task. In the work of toning-down, and of repressing, however, you proceed indirectly, i.e., by applying "The Threefold Method of the Yogi" to the task of developing more strongly the opposite quality associated with the particular quality requiring controlling.
"The Threefold Method of the Yogi" of visualization, projection, and affirmation is applied in Yama along the general lines as you have learned. Here are specific instructions:
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