Maintaining mental stability through emotional mapping is a learned skill. In this video I discuss a technique that can be done hour by hour to overcome the emotions such as anger, jealously, guilt, anxiety and fear. Remember that YOU are in control.
Ahimsa is a concept that has been promoted in most forms of spirituality for millennia. The word ahimsa embraces the concept of non-violence and compassion. Ahimsa was written about extensively in the yoga sūtras of Patañjali around 400 CE . Ahimsa is the first of the yamas – self restraints – in yogic philosophy. On the surface this concept of non-violence advocates refraining from physically harming another human out of malice. Ahimsa, the concept of not causing physical harm seems straight forward when we talk about murder, rape, shooting, stabbing, torture and punching. However, there are mixed beliefs about violence as it applies to appropriate self defense or even defensive war. As we know in this Kali yuga, times can get wild, unpredictable and dark. This is the time more than ever to guide our actions and thoughts towards peace.
Through purification, the inner light Sat-Chit- Ānanda is revealed. Relinquish mental mutations, withdraw the senses from outer chaos. Abandon all fetters that imprison one’s mind to suffering and separation. Retreat silently into the Hridaya, the seat of the Soul deep in the chest. Dig down deep in ecstatic search for the ultimate love, peace, bliss and truth – Sat-Chit- Ānanda. Focus upon the Holiness within your every cell. Call out the names our Lord, worship and praise till the light of God bursts from your heart like rays of the sun. The Lord is the silent witness, best friend and beloved. Awaken this awareness and sip the nectar of the of the stainless Self.
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It was great to see so many of you for the second class of the Chakra Alignment Series as a supplement to the Chakra Alignment workbook. For anybody who was not able to attend live, here is the recorded class where we discussed the root chakra in detail, how to incorporate therapeutics into your sadhana and how to set up for ritual meditation in the upcoming classes. During the next three weeks, we will dive into ceremony and transformational practices. I look forward to seeing many of you in the next class. Details, resources and links can be found at HealthierVibrations.com
It was an honor to be featured on Dharma Warrior TV to discuss my devotional art, music and latest article “Bhakti: The Most Sacred Love”.
Bhakti is to love for love’s sake and surrender to Divinity. “Bhaj” is to adore or worship God. The beautiful indescribable path of devotion cultivates a transformative peace, stability of mind, strength and inspirational bliss. Bhakti is much more than singing or chanting the Holy names.
The newest Healthier Vibrations book has been published! Chakra Alignment – A transformational guide and journal to reclaim control over your chakras and life is now available on Amazon. This 85 page book is designed to systematically guide individuals through their chakras, emotions and health. Learn about the dynamics between lifestyle, mind, subtle body chakras, nadis, prana, vitality and self actualization. Then embark the process of self study, journaling, intention setting, yogic techniques, subtle therapies and customized meditation rituals. Each chakra is presented according to its unique associations, physical and emotional manifestations, potential dysfunctions, symptoms of imbalance, symbology and adjunct therapies. Learn about and incorporate the following for each chakra…
It was an honor to be interviewed on the SMYLE Podcast on the topic of “Walking The Spiritual Path” with Sadhvi Kadambari Maa, live from Hariwar India.
” Forgive everyone who has caused you pain. Forget everything. Love everybody in the same way; whether a person is big, small or no longer there. Give the same love to everyone. Do not discriminate with your love. The moment you do that, it creates hurdles you must cross and broken bridges that are difficult…
It was an honor to be interviewed and published on The Dharma Warrior Podcast “Yoga:Life Transformation Beyond Fitness”. It full DWTV episode is now available via Anchor.FM!
Your first step towards spirituality is seeing One inside yourself, and that One inside you, is the One inside everyone else. Take care of your own self, and take care of everything around you and everything connected to you. When you love yourself in a way that you love the One, you love the One that is inside everyone.
In the day and age of modernity, peace is a priceless commodity. Peace can not be bought, sold or traded. It is a state of being, a presence that can only be established inside oneself, then radiated outward. When searching for the elixir of peace there are several synonyms such as calm, restful, silent, bliss,…
OM will shelter you like an umbrella. If you chant the sacred syllable OM, your mind naturally returns to a peaceful state of stillness, which eventually becomes emptiness.
Indra’s vajra strikes the seat of Soul, Stilling vrittis that clutter Self control, Igniting all the indriyas, satloka atmosphere, Agni rises in the East casting Soul to steer, Darkness falls from windows sills Fueling Love’s bright flame, Five for wisdom, five for deed One in central plane, Breathe the nectar, ojas sweet Smell, taste, hear,…
“Soul releases prakruti
Prana dances back to smriti
When’s our time, we never know
Till light it shines a brilliant show
Transcending flight into beauty
Creating space for new found duty
Fix the mind on God, each day, each breath
Find the space of God, each step, each death
See the face of God, each smile, each frown
Be the light of God, each life, each crown.”
On the battlefield there are thousands of roles, seen and unseen, sung and unsung that create a united force. Act upon the changes you are capable of making towards a world you want to see.
“The Bhagavad Gita is perhaps the most revered spiritual text in Eastern thought. Influencing Eastern and Western minds, the Bhagavad Gita is a linguistic doorway into the heart of the Cosmic Mind: Sri Bhagavan Krsna. The Bhagavad Gita provides tools for spiritual transformation and for living an inspiring passion-filled life. This is a text which…
Most of us have heard the expression “rocking chair mentality”. The reason this image conjures fear in many adults is fear of becoming stiff or crippled. The phrase “use it or lose it” is true in the muscular-skeletal world. As we stop exercising, the human body degrades, constricts and becomes immobile. The adult human body…
The respiratory system is responsible for bringing life the the body. In Advanced Life Support or CPR, breathing is the first thing assessed. No breath, no life. The respiratory anatomy consists of the nose, mouth, sinuses, pharynx, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, right lung with three lobes, left lung with two lobes, the diaphragm, cilia and alveoli….
These days you hear about all sorts of different types of yoga – power yoga, restorative yoga, vinyasa yoga and so forth. What is yin yoga and how does it uniquely benefit your body and health? The muscular-skeletal system is composed of four basic supporting structures: bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments. If we look a…
Learn how to breath yourself into a better mood – Emotional Regulation with pranayama.
Eight Limbs of Yoga: A study of much more than exercise – Dr. Christie Smirl The writings of Patanjali proposes eight paths of yoga to attain enlightenment. These eight steps are guidelines to living a meaningful and purposeful life. It is a common mis-belief that yoga is just a form of fitness with pretzel like poses….
In yoga philosophy there are four aims of human life called the Puruṣārthas. Puruṣārtha means an “object of human pursuit”. The four puruṣārthas are dharma (duties), artha (prosperity), kāma (pleasure) and mokṣa (liberation). The puruṣārthas are important to evaluate and measure to live a balanced life. If these four aims are looked at like a…