In Memory of Her

“Where is it, this present? It has melted in our grasp, fled where we could touch it, gone in the instant of becoming.” William James “I don’t know exactly what a prayer is. I do know how to pay attention, how to fall down into the grass, how to kneel down in the grass, how…

Surrender to the divine – Ishvara Pranidhana

Ishvara Pranidhana Va ईश्वर-प्रणिधान Patanjali Yoga Sutra 1.23 From a special process of devotion and letting go into the creative source from which we emerged (ishvara pranidhana), the coming of samadhi is imminent. (ishvara pranidhana va) “Worship does not mean offering flowers. It means offering your heart To the vast mystery Of the universe. It…

A Yoga Practice for Grief

So, have you ever felt your heart break? Just right open? You know that sensation you feel. Physically. Is it sharp or dull? Does it run deep towards the pit of your stomach or high up in your throat making it so that you can’t breathe? I’ve felt it before. I’ve seen people suffer physical…

The Art of Being Vulnerable

The Art of Being Vulnerable     “We are powerful beyond measure, and so deeply vulnerable at the same time. This may seem like a dichotomy, but it isn’t. We have misunderstood real power. It has been something assertive, non-surrendering, pushing on through. This is not real power. This is simply willfulness. Real power is…