The yoga of patience, part II

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 Read More

The yoga of patience

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, Read More

What can I do?

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 Read More

Ananda

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 Read More

Be here, now

Breathe like you mean it. Read More

Let the breath contain the movement

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 Read More

A thought

The ego is like the appetite:  the more you feed it, the more it needs feeding.   Read More

Prana Centro de Yoga, Benidorm

Of course, musn’t forget Sol at Prana in Benidorm. Read More

Yoga at Salú Salú

Namasté.  I forgot to mention Trine’s yoga classes in Salú Salú, el Albir.  She teaches in Norwegian.  Om. Read More

About

Namasté.  I updated the about section. Read More

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