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Your body and breath should flow, but your water bottle should not—at least not throughout your yoga practice. Not drinking water while practicing yoga may sound strange and counterintuitive, but… Read More→
I have walked the tightrope between pain management and opioid dependence—and survived. As helpful as this type of medication proved for my chronic pain and post-surgery recovery, I became quickly… Read More→
In this month’s roundup of yoga news, we have stories of body positivity through nude yoga, cultural appropriation, yoga in airports, and more.Our Sponsors YogaDirectBuy one get one free and… Read More→
The recent development of trauma-informed yoga has shed light on the meaningful benefits of yoga when specifically tailored to help trauma survivors. Long after a traumatic experience has ended, trauma… Read More→
In this month’s link roundup of yoga news, we’ve got a mixture of controversial topics and joyful topics. Sometimes that’s the way it goes.Our Sponsors Japa Mala BeadsBeautiful prayer beads… Read More→
Rajas is one of the gunas—the three basic energetic constituents of the cosmos. The gunas are in a constant flux and they affect everything around us—energy, matter, and consciousness. Rajas… Read More→
Tamas is one of the three gunas—the main energetic constituents of the cosmos. The gunas are in a constant flux and they affect everything around us—energy, matter, and consciousness. Tamas… 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.