Yoga in its most literal sense is meant to yoke, or unite, aspects of the body, the breath, and the mind. When these three come in to accord, we move beyond the physical forms into the subtle aspects of the anandamaya kosha, or the body of bliss, that inner divine nature that resides within all … Continue reading What is the Goal of Yoga?
Fire is his head, the sun and moon his eyes, The heavens his ears, the scriptures his voice, The air his breath, the universe his heart, And the earth his footrest. The Lord of Love Is the innermost Self of all. - Mundaka Upanishad
Perennial joy or passing pleasure? This is the choice one is to make always. The wise recognize these two, but not The ignorant. The first welcome what leads To abiding joy, though painful at the time. The latter run, goaded by their senses, After what seems immediate pleasure. - Katha Upanishad She who is a … Continue reading Katha Upanishad: Bhoga and Yoga
Get up! Wake up! Seek the guidance of an Illuminated teacher and realize the Self. Sharp like a razor's edge, the sages say, Is the path, difficult to traverse. - Katha Upanishad