Patience is a quality associated with the root chakra, the Muladhara chakra. The root chakra is associated with the element Earth. Earth changes slowly and deliberately. I’ve never seen a rock looking at a clock! As I began to write yesterday, patience has an element of faith in the unknown. When we are impatient, we […]
Month: April 2011
Patience is accepting the unknown, indefinitely. When we cultivate patience, we accept things as they are, for as long as they are meant to be that way. This does not mean that we sit passively on the sidelines waiting for the sky to fall. It means that we work steadily and conscientiously on our work, […]
Compassion arises spontaneously when sadhana (practice) clears and calms the cit (mind). By embracing the reality of impermanence, we perceive the true fragility of everything. Impermanence is beauty – a plastic flower may be attractive and last forever, but a real flower is glorious precisely because it is short lived. Spring is all around right […]
Ananda is a word used in both yogic and buddhist lexicons. It means pure bliss or joy. It is often found as a suffix in the spiritual names of those who have attained samadhi and thus live blissfully a human existence (eg: Yogananda, Sivananda). I am inviting ananda into my daily life. I have become […]
Breathe like you mean it.
The breath is the link between the exterior and the interior yogic practices. It is not in vain that pranayama is the fourth of the eight limbs (ashtanga) of yoga. The first three are the most external: habits and behaviours towards yourself and others (niyamas, yamas) and postures (asana). The last 4 angas are to […]
The ego is like the appetite: the more you feed it, the more it needs feeding.
Of course, musn’t forget Sol at Prana in Benidorm.
Namasté. I forgot to mention Trine’s yoga classes in Salú Salú, el Albir. She teaches in Norwegian. Om.
Namasté. I updated the about section.