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Journey of my yoga practice

Monday, July 02, 2007

You've been walking the ocean's edge,
holding up your robes to keep them dry.
You must dive naked under,
And deeper under,
a thousand times deeper!
- Rumi 
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About Yoga Series : Introduction

Friday, March 23, 2007

The "About Yoga" Series which will introduce elements of yoga, yoga philosophy, and history.
atha yoganusasanam
(Translation: With prayers of divine blessings, now begins an exposition on the sacred art of yoga.)
So what is yoga? Yoga stems from the Sanskrit word, yuj, which means "to yoke together" or "union" among several other definitions and can also refer to "spiritual endeavor". Yoga is not simply just postures and some breathing techniques. It is a way of living which is designed to help us reach enlightenment. 
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Mantra Wisdom

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Quotes

* Embrace the flow and let it guide you. ~ Rumi
* When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy. ~ Rumi
* From contentment there flows the most excellent happiness and delight. ~ Patanjali (Yoga Sutras: II.42)


Mantras

* The Great Redeeming Mantra
OM Namah Shiva
Translation: OM I bow to Shiva - the divine consciousness which dwells within the heart. 
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