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23 05, 2018

Jivamukti Focus of the Month: The Magic Ten and Beyond I, by Sharon Gannon

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abhyāsa-vairāgyābhyāṁ tan nirodhah “The cessation of all vrittis, of all thinking and modifications of the mindstuff, is brought about by persistent inner practice of Self-abidance, abiding in the ‘I-am’ beyond the body and mind, and by non attachment through discrimination.” PYS I.12 (Commentary by Shri Brahmananda Sarasvati) Magic happens when there is a shift in

23 04, 2018

june 17th: embodied yoga as fascial fitness workshop

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Embodied Yoga as Fascial Fitness an explorative movement workshop Indaba Yoga Studio (click here to book) sunday june 17th 1:30-4pm 30£  Ever wonder what gives your body its shape? Fascia, the connective tissue that webs itself in and around the body, plays a major role. We can feel elastic and soft, or solid and glue-like, depending on our

22 04, 2018

why i brew kombucha

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It started out innocently enough - I loved Kombucha and was drinking about £10-15 daily! Because I am not an independently wealthy woman, I thought I should investigate how to make it myself....if not a rocket scientist, I have my moments of practicality. I got myself a SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacterial yeast - that

22 04, 2018

Our Parents and Our Yoga Prctice, by Yogeswari (focus of the month, May)

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Guru Brahma, Guru Vishnu, Guru Devo Maheshwara Guru Sakshat Param Brahma Tasmai Shri Gurave Namah Our creation is that guru; the duration of our lives is that guru; our trials, illnesses and calamities is that guru. There is a guru that is nearby and a guru that is beyond the beyond. I humbly make my

25 03, 2018

Jivamukti FOTM April 2018: Black is the true face of light, by David Life

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Tad evā-artha-mātra-nirbhāsam sva-rūpa-sūnyam iva samādhih Through the power of fixating suggestion on a chosen object the object alone shines forth, and there is undistracted identification with it. This trance is called Samadhi or same as the highest. PYS III.3 Siddhi is a Sanskrit noun often translated as “power” but more exactly means “accomplishment,” “attainment “or

6 03, 2018

Jivamukti Focus of the Month : March Madness

om purnam adah purnam idam, purnat purnam udachyate, purnasya purnam adaya, purnam evavashishyate That is the whole. This is the whole. From the whole the whole becomes manifest. From the whole when the whole is negated, what remains is whole again. From Yajur Veda and the Isha Upanishad “Realize that your true nature is that

8 02, 2018

Jivamukti Focus of the Month: With Great Love, All Is Possible (feb 2018)

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suhṛin-mitrāryudāsīna-madhyastha-dveṣya-bandhuṣu sādhuṣvapi ca pāpeṣu sama-buddhir viśiṣyate - A person stands supreme who has equal regard for friends, companions, enemies, neutral arbiters, hateful people, relatives, saints and sinners. Bhagavad Gita VI.9 With great Love, all is possible. –Padma If you had, at your fingertips, the ability to destroy someone else’s life, would you do it? Where

8 02, 2018

Embodied Yoga As Fascial Fitness

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Embodied Yoga as Fascial Fitness an explorative movement workshop Indaba Yoga Studio (click here to book) Sunday April 8 1:30-4pm 30£   Ever wonder what gives your body its shape? Fascia, the connective tissue that webs itself in and around the body, plays a major role. We can feel elastic and soft, or solid and glue-like, depending on

4 02, 2018

be afraid, be very afraid

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Men, women...it’s time to wake up. The power of female kind has been asleep for several hundred decades. Seriously... how did we allow ourselves to be squeezed into corsets, married off at fourteen and disguised with kohl, powders and wigs? I mean, it might be fun for a day, but alas, it’s time we feel

3 01, 2018

owning who you are

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Warning: The below story contains a few lines that may not paint a pretty picture. but hey, is life always pretty?On Christmas eve, I was food poisoned. Not the mild version either; instead, one with liquids spewing out every orifice throughout the night and for days on end. I know it might not be the