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Tag: surrender

The Illusion of Control

Do you try to control what happens in your life? How does that work out for you? I have been a controlling person and I can tell you hat it was like for me. I went crazy with stress and anger. Plus i never…

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Just a weed

I  saw this little weed poking out through the pavement while taking my dog out. It’s just a little thing, not all that interesting or tough looking. Just all by itself there, surrounded by debris in a driveway. I think it’s called a groundsel,…

THE YOGA OF THE KINGLY SCIENCE & THE KINGLY SECRET

In the ninth discourse of the Bhagavad Gita, Lord Krishna explains to Arjuna that it is with knowledge combined with devotion that he is able to attain freedom from the cycle of birth and death. This is the Kingley science, the Kingley secret, and…

Face yourself

The True purpose of yoga is to discover that aspect of your being that can never be lost ~ Deepak Chopra An experienced yoga practitioner gets on the yoga mat each day; struggles with some of the poses. Others feel effortless. The struggle at…

Surrender to your mission

Happy New Year!

Did you make a new year’s resolutions this year? If so, were you gentle with yourself? It’s important when we make resolutions or intentions that they are not based in fear. Whenever we act from fear or self- loathing of any kind we do…

Release

Surrender

One of the niyamas, or observances, of yoga is Ishvarapranidhana, or surrender. To many the idea of surrender is distasteful. We think of it as a weakness. When we talk about surrender in terms of yoga, though, essentially we’re talking about surrendering our egos…