Karma. Most people have at least heard the term, whether or not they actually understand it. What is Karma? Simply put, karma is the law of cause and effect; the rule of consequence. It is the Universe's way of keeping track of what you still need to learn.
The world is energy, and energy affects energy. This very principal is why yogis pay special attention to their diet. Yogis break food down into three categories: rajasic, tamasic, and satvic. The categories describe the effect that that particular food has upon the mind and body when
Last article in "Karma: the universal rule of consequence", we established karma as being the 'sandbags' that keep the soul trapped in the cycle of birth, death, and reincarnation. Karma, both 'good' and 'bad', keeps the soul from breaking free of this cycle and rising up to Nirvana,
Self Esteems resides in the Third Chakra, also known as the Manipura Chakra ~ Manipura means City of Jewels and it is here that our treasure trove of power resides. Ahimsa (non -harming) is at the foundation of yoga practice and yogic lifestyle, and ahimsa begins with not harming your
Flexible or not, balancing poses are a challenge. And even after years of practice, there are still some days when I can't seem to hold my balance to save my life. Those are the days I learn an awful lot about myself.