Autumn: a time of transition.

Autumn: a time of transition.

Grant me the serenity to accept things I cannot change, courage to change things I can, and wisdom to know the difference. -The Serenity Prayer In the West, Yoga is most well-known for the asana practice. Practicing asana strengthens our bodies, soothes our nervous...
Svadhyaya and the art of reading sacred texts.

Svadhyaya and the art of reading sacred texts.

Svadhyaya: know thyself and thySelf. Svadhyaya is the fourth Niyama and it means “self-study.” This practice deepens our understanding of who and what we are and who and what we aren’t. When we study our small-self, we realize that we are ultimately not it. We begin...