Bhakti is a beautiful & freeing path of yoga that was introduced by the poets & saints of India. Through chanting we enter a state of surrender to god/ Love/ the nature of reality/ the Self. While repeating the names of deities something deep within us unlocks, we awaken to a blissful feeling, and 15 minutes of chanting suddenly feels like one minute! I’d like to invite you to go on this devotional, musical journey with me.
One of my favorite pastimes is reading sacred books, underlining passages that speak to me, then going back and re-reading them later. Here are some of my favorite words from saints, lovers, poets, yogis and mystics. They’ve helped me understand boundless love and bhakti so I hope they’ll do the same for you: As faith … Continue reading 10 Beautiful Bhakti Quotes
“Reshape yourself through the power of your will; never let yourself be degraded by self-will. The will is the only friend of the Self, and the will is the only enemy of the Self.” The Bhagavad Gita I love this verse of the Bhagavad Gita because it gets me thinking about why I go after … Continue reading Bhagavad Gita- Willpower
Years ago I worked at a daycare in the toddler room. I put a lot of energy into it.First thing in the morning I’d get the kids dancing & jumping to a record or playing Simon Says. But my weakness was a little 2 year old girl named Adiena. I knew we weren’t supposed to … Continue reading The Divine or Chocolate?
“Wherever the mind wanders, restless and diffuse in its search for satisfaction without, lead it within; train it to rest in the Self.” The Bhagavad Gita (26) I decided it would be wise to break away from social media for a few weeks and start turning my phone off more often. So far my phone … Continue reading Phone Off, Social Media Gone