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I tend to leave this yama alone. It has such a bad rap. The fourth of the Yamas, Brahmacharya is often translated as ‘celibacy’ or ‘chastity’, which doesn’t always make for a very popular yama. In yogic tradition, ‘Brahmacharya’ is meant to encourage those involved in the practice of yoga to conserve their sexual energy, … Continue reading Manage your energy – Brahmacharya
Ahimsa - 'Non-harmfulness (harmlessness). To not wish harm to any living creature — not even to any lifeless object.' The Hindu mystic Patanjali wrote a scripture called the Yoga Sutras, where he outlines yamas (restraints, or what one should not do) and niyamas (observances, or what one should do). Ahimsa is the first of the yamas, often considered … Continue reading Ahimsa – practicing harmlessness on yourself
"Knowledge is learning something everyday, wisdom is learning to let go of something every day" Zen Proverb This yama is often used as an example of how not to hoard material possessions. But where is the largest amount of de-cluttering in our life truly? In our attachment to emotions. Aparigraha is one of the central teachings … Continue reading Aparigraha – learning to be is part of the letting go
The Urban Monk Workshop is a 4 week workshop guided by the WanderingYogi on how to meditate. Using breath, with a bit of a tap dance around other important stuff, like diet, clean living, and a healthy mindset. Held about 3 times a year, for four weeks for 1 hour each sessions, all wanna be Urban … Continue reading Satya & Meditation
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