FOCUS OF THE MONTH

JANUARY – Focus of the Month

JANUARY – Focus of the Month

by HaChi Yu |  January, 2021 WHAT NOW? As we bid farewell to 2020, we have gained the opportunity to see with clear eyes, the superficial and fragile construct of our systems and how the tiniest atom can shift the trajectory of the world. We have experienced one of the most…

DEZEMBER – Focus of the Month

DEZEMBER – Focus of the Month

by Ruth Lauer-Manenti | December, 2020 AWARENESS यत्करोषि यदyogaś citta-vṛtti-nirodhaḥ (PYS 1.2)When you stop identifying with your thoughts, fluctuations of mind, then there is Yoga, identity with Self, which is samadhi, happiness, bliss and ecstasy. Now and then over many years I have written the occasional FOTM. I realize now, that…

SEPTEMBER – Focus of the Month

SEPTEMBER – Focus of the Month

by David Life |  September, 2020 RECONNECTION यम नियमाअसन प्राणायाम प्रत्याहार धारणा ध्यान समाधयोऽष्टावङ्गानि ॥२९॥ yama niyama-āsana prāṇāyāma pratyāhāra dhāraṇā dhyāna samādhayo ‘ṣṭāvaṅgāni YS.II.29 Restraint, Observance, Seat, Breath Control, Sense Withdrawal, Concentration, Meditation and Ecstasy are the eight limbs of Yoga. Jivamukti Yoga Chant Book, page 16 Most of us have had the…

OCTOBER – Focus of the Month

OCTOBER – Focus of the Month

by Jeanine Munyeshuli |  October, 2020 ŚRADDHĀ IS PARAMOUNT aśraddhayā hutaṁ dattaṁtapas taptaṁ kṛtaṁ ca yatasad ity ucyate pārthana ca tat pretya no iha But to engage in sacrifice, self-discipline, and giving without good faith is asat, without worth or goodness, either in this life or in the next.Bhagavad-Gītā, Chapter 17, verse…