Monthly Archives: February 2012

Your Authentic Self

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As we move from childhood to adulthood, we try on many roles in our lives. The way in which we perceives ourselves is shaped by our experiences, our upbringing, our culture and mass media. We are given role models to … Continue reading

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The Yoga of Letting Go

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Much of modern psychology is predicated upon the exploration of our perceived problems. The patient is asked to recount their past and delve into all the circumstances that may have caused their troubles. Most of us have had numerous life … Continue reading

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The Power of Sacred Sound

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Yoga teaches us that the cosmos arose from the vibration of sound.  Within all life there is a vibration at the cellular level, just as there is in the galaxies… and the sound is always OM.  Long before there were … Continue reading

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Molecules of Emotion

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Each and every one of us is an alchemist. Our laboratory is our brain. We concoct our potions and elixirs based upon our thoughts. These chemicals then course through our neurological systems and spread into our organs, muscles, bones and … Continue reading

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Stillness & Silence

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Stillness and silence are at the very heart of Yoga. Sacred texts from the Upanishads to the Bhagavad-Gita and Yoga Sutras beckon us to calm our busy minds and seek stillness and silence. It is in this sacred space that … Continue reading

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Tapas: The Yoga of Self-Discipline

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Most of us would like to have prosperity, inner peace and fulfillment without exerting any effort. Mass media is filled with such promises. We can cure our ills with a new pill, make tens of thousands of dollars a month … Continue reading

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TheYoga of Surrender

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In the western world, the idea of surrendering is anathema. We are raised to seek victory, and the only good surrender is when our adversaries give up and give in. In Yoga, surrender is an act of courage and higher … Continue reading

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