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Anything Is Possible!

I really love this quote- again, taken from the book Myths of the Asanas: The Ancient Origins of Yoga, by Alanna Kaivalya. She quotes the poet Andrea Gibson from her poem, Say Yes: “I don’t believe in miracles, because miracles are the impossible coming true, and everything is possible.” I also believe that absolutely anything is possible for…

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The Power of Love

This quote seems apt after yesterday’s post. Love is a weakness so strong that it cannot be broken, and it is therefore the greatest power imaginable. Krishna, as the embodiment of the Divine, says in the Bhagavad Gita to his friend Arjuna, “Be mindful of me. With love offer selflessly to me, sacrifice willingly for…

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Keep the Faith

“Throughout human history, there has always been some form of prayer to give human beings the space and time to grow that element of faith within their hearts. It is with faith and hope that we can go forth with confidence and leap across oceans, change the world, or simply fall back in love.” Alanna…

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Stay Small or Rise Above?

It’s been a while since I read Myths of the Asanas: The Ancient Origins of Yoga by Alanna Kaivalya. I always write out quotes that resonate with me when reading books, and came across a sheet with a few quotes from this beautiful book, so will post them over the next five days. This quote about fear…

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…A Water Puja!

I spoke of the Water Puja in my final post about my time at the ashram but I want to give it its own post as it was such an incredible experience- and because I feel like all of the photos need to be seen! This puja was such a fitting and beautiful way to…