December 28, 2011 by admin
Filed under Adhering to Natural Wisdom, Arriving, basic sanity, Body-Mind Connection, Frequency-Intensity-Duration, Mind, Nadi, Principle of Momentum, Sauhu, Self-acceptance, Six Realms, View-Method-Fruit, Yogic Applications to Real Life
What is it about us that makes us sabotage our very own efforts to think, feel and act in ways that we know are good for us? Why don’t we really change when we know what we must do, what we want to do, in order to change?
The vast majority of original yoga and ayurveda was practiced by the “people” – who had neither means, nor time (as householders) to travel and teach. If they did, though, the West would have received a set of yoga teachings that were much more practical, healthy and effective for householders.
Inspiration: Occupy Wall Street I am going to get on my podium for a moment. If you don’t think you’ll like it, feel free to stop reading. I am inspired this morning. I am bristling with awakeness. I am moved to tears. I am happy to be alive. Do you feel me? By way [...]
Whether or not you are following a martial path of spiritual cultivation, these precepts are wonderful food for contemplation. They are borrowed directly from oral teachings of Acharya Dharmanidhi, founder of Adi Yoga and Trika Institute, which are both schools for the preservation and dissemination of classical, Non-dual Shaivist Tantra (NST).
A video blog documenting the first “Recovery” workout of a “Yogi Gone Bad”, after 2 months of intentionally ignoring natural wisdom in favor of performing culturally normal habits that deteriorate health and happiness.
I made it real. And, I followed through. I feel good about it. I am stronger, healthier and happier for it. I am more able to contribute to the good of my community and to the greatest good of all.
Photo: Vectorportal Energy of Mind: A Sauhu Therapy This is the 10th and final blog in an ongoing series of a yogin’s intentional “crimes against wisdom.” This series is highlighting my experience of purposefully ignoring 10 years of training in yoga, meditation, ayurveda and psychology in favor of performing typical current cultural behaviors of [...]