It Is The Axis On Which The Earth Revolves

“Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves – slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future.”― Thich Nhat Hanh

None Of These Is You

“The most common ego identifications have to do with possessions, the work you do, social status and recognition, knowledge and education, physical appearance, special abilities, relationships, person and family history, belief systems, and often nationalistic, racial, religious, and other collective identifications. None of these is you.”― Eckhart Tolle

Something That Will Change Everything

“The cities, the roads, the countryside, the people I meet – they all begin to blur. I tell myself I am searching for something. But more and more, it feels like I am wandering, waiting for something to happen to me, something that will change everything, something that my whole life has been leading up…

Stranded In A Body Of Water

“Being under stress is like being stranded in a body of water. If you panic, it will cause you to flail around so that the water rushes into your lungs and creates further distress. Yet, by calmly collecting yourself and using controlled breathing you remain afloat with ease.”― Alaric Hutchinson, Living Peace: Essential Teachings for Enriching Life

Not Being Tense But Ready

“Not being tense but ready.Not thinking but not dreaming.Not being set but flexible.Liberation from the uneasy sense of confinement.It is being wholly and quietly alive, aware and alert, ready for whatever may come.”― Bruce Lee, Tao of Jeet Kune Do

Dwelling In The Present Moment

“Breathing in, I calm my body. Breathing out, I smile. Dwelling in the present moment I know this is a wonderful moment.”― Thích Nhất Hạnh, Thich Nhat Hanh: Essential Writings

Seeds Of Compassion

“Whether we have happiness or not depends on the seeds in our consciousness. If our seeds of compassion, understanding, and love are strong, those qualities will be able to manifest in us. If the seeds of anger, hostility and sadness in us are strong, then we will experience much suffering. To understand someone, we have…

Our Emotions & Thoughts Profoundly Affect Our Body

“Eventually it became clear that our emotions, attitudes, and thoughts profoundly affect our bodies, sometimes to the degree of life or death. Soon mind-body effects were recognized to have positive as well as negative impacts on the body. This realization came largely from research on the placebo effect—the beneficial results of suggestion, expectation, and positive…

Patience, Holding, & Reflecting On Life

“The patience learned while holding Yoga poses and deep breathing done for holding those uncomfortable Yoga Poses reflects in our life.”― Purvi Raniga

Yoga- Poetry Of Movements

“Exercises are like prose, whereas yoga is the poetry of movements. Once you understand the grammar of yoga; you can write your poetry of movements.”― Amit Ray, Yoga and Vipassana: An Integrated Life Style