My Yogic Journey

“The entire outside world is based on your thoughts and mental attitude. The entire world is your own projection. Your values may change within a fraction of a second… That is why Yoga does not bother much about changing the outside world. There is a Sanskrit saying, ‘As the mind, so the person; bondage or liberation are in your own mind.’ If you feel bound, you are bound. If you feel liberated, you are liberated. Things outside neither bind nor liberate you; only your attitude toward them does that.” ~ Sri Swami Satchidananda, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

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My Yogic Journey

Sitting in class felt as if a sleeping part of my soul woke up and said “Oh yeah, I remember this”. I knew my tearful reaction was more than just stage fright. In the days following my first class, I enjoyed the high of a new adventure, and tried to go about my life as usual. But already I felt as if the world was being seen through new eyes. Like with anything worth doing, you will never be the same after having gone through it.

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My Yogic Journey

namaste | /ˈnäməˌstā/ | n.

Nama = bow, as = I, and te = you | Namaste literally means "bow me you" or "I bow to you." The gesture Namaste represents the belief that there is a Divine spark within each of us that is located in the heart chakra. The gesture is an acknowledgment of the soul in one by the soul in another.

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