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Sunday, 21 February 2016

The Five Koshas

The Five Koshas.   The starting point for embarking on our introduction to Energy as a creative force would be to look at what we already know and understand about ourselves. The five Koshas are layers or "sheaths" that form a strata for our embodiment. The physical body is the Anamaya Kosha. Literally translated this is the "food" body. It is composed of matter. The densest manifestation of who we are. No matter how sop...

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Wednesday, 13 January 2016

Brahmacharya /working with the creative force

Brahmacharya / Working with the creative force       If 2016 was an extraterrestrial visiting Earth for the first time I wonder how the human race would be perceived?  I don't normally make a resolution for the new year, but, this year I have set myself a challenge to look for the positive and focus on the wonderful things that people do and the amazing advances in science and engineering that are shifting the boundarie...

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Sunday, 3 January 2016

Yoga Times New Year 2016

Asteya/End of term summary   So we reached the end of term having explored our theme of Asteya and what it might mean to us in the context of Yoga classes. When attempting to translate from Sanskrit we are in danger of losing the essence and true meaning of things. It happens so often that translations from old language into modern day languages actually hide the true meaning of a word rather than invite enquiry as to what is really implied. Thus we st...

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