Ancient Wisdom, Lifestyle, Spirituality, Yoga, Yoga Philosophy

Ishvara Pranidhana or Devotion is the fifth of five Niyamas (observances) studied in Yoga philosophy.

In a deep metaphysical sense, all that is conditioned is illusory. All phenomena are literally 'appearances,' the outer masks in which the One Reality shows itself forth in our changing universe. The more 'material' and solid the appearance, the further it is from reality, and therefore the more illusory it is. Annie Besant Niyamas, or… Continue reading Ishvara Pranidhana or Devotion is the fifth of five Niyamas (observances) studied in Yoga philosophy.

Ancient Wisdom, Lifestyle, Spirituality

๐Ÿƒ๐ŸŒธโœจGOD๐Ÿ”…DESS โœจ๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿƒ

What is a modern day God/dess? In my opinion, it is a wo/man who not only sees, but also honors all aspects of the Self as natural and therefore perfect and sacred. A God/dess is someone who acknowledges the darkness as well as the light with in them and loves both parts equally. A God/dess… Continue reading ๐Ÿƒ๐ŸŒธโœจGOD๐Ÿ”…DESS โœจ๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿƒ

Ancient Wisdom, Lifestyle, Spirituality

Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. Swami Sivananda

Do you know the ancient Egyptian story of the goddess Ammut? She was known as the โ€œdevourer of the deadโ€ and the โ€œeater of hearts.โ€ She had the body of a hippo and a lion, and the head of a crocodile. The ancient Egyptians feared that if they did something really bad in this lifetime,… Continue reading Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. Swami Sivananda