May the downward moving energy be nourished..... In Yogic and Ayurvedic philosophy we talk about the different movements of energy, or Prana, in our being. It’s energetic anatomy which also affects us on a physical level.
A new year often brings out the resolutions of living and eating healthier, detoxing, going on a diet, accomplishing more and creating goals. But sometimes we just need to take a moment, digest, reflect and then allow any resolutions or intentions to unfold.
Most spiritual traditions and religions have ethical guidelines. Such as the ten commandments in Christianity or the ten virtues in Buddhism. In the philosophy of Yoga, and specifically in the classic Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra, we have the Yamas and Niyamas.
We all know the story of how the 3 wise men brought gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh to baby Jesus. In our Yogandha selection of oil blends, you can find the essential oils of both frankincense and myrrh...
It’s time to get out your notebook and reflect on your purpose, your Dharma. How are you going to live your path in the new year?
Yoga and some of the Yogic texts may be old. But they are certainly not outdated.