The Yoga of Self-Expression

“There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and it will be lost.┬áThe world will notContinue reading “The Yoga of Self-Expression”

Enough is (Never?) Enough. Brahmacharya, Take 2

You’ll never believe it, but I had an actual real-life request from someone the other day to write about Brahmacharya (the law of yogic moderation). I felt, for one heady moment, as though I’d hit “the big time.” A blog request! For me! The idea that anyone was interested in hearing my blogged opinion aboutContinue reading “Enough is (Never?) Enough. Brahmacharya, Take 2”

Brahamacharya (Gesundheit!)

Brahmacharya, the fourth of the Yamas, is also the one that sounds most like a sneeze. ‘Bless You!’, you might think. Appropriate, I guess, since this term is sometimes translated as “Walking with God.” Bless you indeed! This is a tricky Yama. It is often (mis?)interpreted as celibacy (see this article “Life Without Sex?” onContinue reading “Brahamacharya (Gesundheit!)”