Category: Yoga Philosophy

Opening

With reverence to the teachers who have passed on the knowledge to the present day, we go inward to awaken and cleanse our body and our mind of the unhelpful habits we have acquired through our daily life and the self limiting delusions created by the spinning of our mind. We seek peace and union…

Eight Limbs

There is no entitlement on this path, there is nothing we “deserve” just by showing up. To maintain both belief and effort over a sustained period of time we need to tap into a place inside ourselves that is beyond the physical. Over time, as we chip away at our physical body, moving and breathing,…

Pranava Mantra

In order to create harmony, balance, equilibrium, union, we must first find the correct dosage of the required ingredients.   If we want to make a salad dressing, we need to add a correct amount of oil and vinegar. Too much oil and the texture becomes unpleasant, too much vinegar and the taste becomes unpleasant….

Stillness in Movement

Idleness is not a vacation, an indulgence or a vice. It is as indispensable to the brain as vitamin D is to the body, and deprived of it, we suffer a mental affliction as disfiguring as rickets. The space and quietness that idleness provides is a necessary condition for standing back from life and seeing…