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“Meet this world with neither grasping nor fear.  Trust the unfolding of life and you will attain true serenity.”  ~Bhagavad Gita   Another way to think about Yoga is as a neurological cleansing where the effects of past actions are released, not on the basis of meaning, but neurologically dissolved from the inside by the pure bliss consciousness inherent within us.  We do this in meditation and yoga nidra.  This…

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Worn-out garments Are shed by the body: Worn-out bodies Are shed by the dweller Within the body. New bodies are donned By the dweller, like garments. Not wounded by weapons, Not burned by fire, Not dried by the wind, Not wetted by water: such is the Atman. Not dried, not wetted, Not burned, not wounded, Innermost element, Everywhere, always, Being of beings, Changeless, eternal, For ever and ever. –bhagavad gita…

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The Yogi, whose mind is in harmony, finds rest in the spirit within and deep communion with the whole Free from restlessmess her soul is like a lamp whose flame burns steady in a shelter where no winds blow. Bhagavad Gita VI: 16-21 What happens when you add the element of sound to a hatha yoga practice? We’ve been exploring that in my classes for months now. After our centering…

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………………dharma and karma and how that plays out in my life. The last time I pondered this polarity was here, in Arjuna’s tale in the Bhagavad Gita. Destiny, fate, call it what you will. We have ALL recognized the appearance of such events in our lives. Some of us recognize these synchronicities in their personal lives, and neglect to see same in their public lives. Others vice versa. Are you…

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In the Bhagavad Gita, Krishna lays out a plan for Arjuna which begins with the instruction to “find his dharma”, or true purpose. On the way to his dharma,  Arjuni , a highly skilled warrior, found himself on a battlefield , prepared for battle.   Facing him was an army of opponents including  family, friends, loved ones, and others that he cared for.  And, of course, the enemy.   Finding our…

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