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This week’s Roundup sheds light upon some yoga’s shadow sides, with links demonstrating how yogis navigate and understand grief and personal and collective battles with depression and mental health. Fittingly, we’ve also included… Read More→
There were audible groans as students listened to the instructor talking about the importance of core strength. Just the mention of “core” brings back memories of grunting through sit-ups in… Read More→
Yoga is inherently a cleansing practice. Committing to a regular meditation and asana practice purges our bodies of toxins: physical, spiritual and emotional. The agni, or fire, of our practice,… Read More→
Balance begins from the inside out and the ability to stay steady depends on a variety of factors, whether you’re in Tree Pose (Vrikshasana), Boat Pose (Navasana), Eagle Pose (Garudasana) or a… Read More→
The enneagram, a powerful tool for therapy and creativity used by counselors and artists alike, identifies personality characteristics through a system of nine interconnected points called enneatypes (also referred to… Read More→
Privilege: This term has recently made its way around the yoga blogosphere, but it’s worth asking: What is privilege, anyway? Any why should yogis care?Our Sponsors Ixia PressInspiring new books… Read More→
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The greatest achievement is selflessness.
The greatest worth is self-mastery.
The greatest quality is seeking to serve others.
The greatest precept is continual awareness.
The greatest medicine is the emptiness of everything.
The greatest action is not conforming with the worlds ways.
The greatest magic is transmuting the passions.
The greatest generosity is non-attachment.
The greatest goodness is a peaceful mind.
The greatest patience is humility.
The greatest effort is not concerned with results.
The greatest meditation is a mind that lets go.
The greatest wisdom is seeing through appearances.