Throughout the month of January so far, we’ve explored some of the practices and deities traditionally invoked in times of ‘beginning’, such as at the outset of a journey, the beginning of a celebration, project, or indeed – a new year. While the deity Shiva teaches us that in order for transformation to occurContinue reading “Dharma & Adharma: Aiming True”
‘The only thing that is constant is change’ Heraclitus Life is movement. The exchange of an inhale and exhale, the beat of the heart as it pumps blood around the body, the movement from day to night and back to day, the cycle of the moon, the movements of the mind from ‘happy’ to ‘sad’Continue reading “Impermanence: It’s Time To Get Uncomfortable”
With all the changing weather, heightened Vata energy, and transformation of nature around us, Autumn becomes a reminder of the impermanence and unpredictability of life itself.
Late September brings us the Autumn Equinox; the day in which hours of light and darkness are almost equal (it’s nature; they’re never going to be exactly equal no matter how much we want to squeeze natural phenomenons into neat little descriptions….). The earth’s Southern hemisphere approaches Spring and Summer, while the Northern hemisphere isContinue reading “Autumn Equinox: Understanding The Dark, The Light and Everything In Between”
The expression ‘to wear your heart on your sleeve’ or ‘offer your heart on a plate’ is often reserved to describe those who offer and express their emotions and themselves without any sense of ‘holding back’. As the Oxford Dictionary defines the term; “[to] make one’s feelings apparent”. Emotions (or ‘feelings’) were once thought toContinue reading “Parsva Konasana (Side Angle) Variation & ‘Offering Your Heart On A Plate’”