A 2013 Mantra

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Continuing the practice of choosing a word for the year, this year two words speak to me: Listening and Softening. While repeating them to myself, I realized that they made a mantra that would help me practice listening and softening.Here … Continued

Niyama 1, Clean Up Your Act with Shauca

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Yoga Sutra 2.40: saucat svanga jugupsa parairh asamsargah Purity protects one’s body and brings nonphysical relationships with others. (trans. B. Bouanchaud) Yoga Sutra 2.41: sattva suddhi saumanasya ekagrya inddriyajaya atma darsana yogyatvani ca Then, purity, clarity, and well-being of the … Continued