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Pooja sankalpa for USA

Doing pooja sankalpa in USA differs from doing pooja sankalpa in baratha bhoomi. We cant refer baratha varshe Jambu dveepe dhandakaranya etc as if from our original sankalpa… 265 more words


Friday, Aug 5, 2016

Energy Musings. Here. Now.

This Weekend!  

Right Speech.  Consider your words, written and spoken, with powerful awareness. Many traditions, paths and beliefs hold the importance of clear non-harmful language as essential to living a harmonious and evolved life.   269 more words

Daily Musings

Annette Reviews Stuff: Hot Yoga

I’ve been meaning to sign up for yoga classes for a while. I’ve been following plus-size yogis on instagram (@diannebondyyoga, @mynameisjessmyn), and I’ve decided that my body doesn’t have to look or bend a certain way in order to do yoga in front of others. 448 more words

Mental Health

The Personality Myth

This weekend, driving home to visit my family in Ann Arbor, MI, I listened to a podcast that really resonated with me. It was an episode of Invisibilia, an NPR podcast about human behavior — what goes on behind the scenes that drive us to do what we do. 240 more words


I've been cocconing

The energies are interesting right now. I’ve been cocooning myself, insulating against anything extraneous. At times I feel full of energy, buoyant. At others drained, foggy and sluggish. 367 more words


The Upanishads and the West

The Upanishads are an ancient text which forms the core of Indian philosophy. They are a collection of ancient oral traditions that contain the fundamental teachings of Hinduism. 1,005 more words


Kavannah and Sankalpa

In yoga, we offer a sankalpa at the beginning of a practice: an intention. This moment of setting an intention focuses the practitioner and elevates the practice from merely a series of physical exercises and stretches, into an offering to the Highest Self or Consciousness. 535 more words

Jewish Renewal