Lotus Room Yoga Blog
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Shivaratri is on the dark night before every new moon. Shiva, a high-ranking demigod in Hindu mythology and yoga, wears a moon on his head because of his role in the story associated with the waning and waxing of the moon. He was unable to dismiss a curse that Chandra, the moon god, will fade, […]
I offer obeisance to the God and Goddess, The limitless primal parents of the universe. They are not entirely the same, Nor are they not the same. How sweet is their union! The whole world is too small to contain them, Yet they live happily in the smallest particle. These two are […]
Create a sacred space at home where you can find your inner peace, motivation for your practice and perfect balance. A sacred space is a focal point for your yoga practice and any spiritual practice. It is a space you begin to associate with your internal journey through life and beyond. Having a sacred space […]
Given all the conditioning we are subjected to, telling us of all the duties we must perform and all the reasons why we cannot take time out for ourselves, perhaps it is time we actually look at the reasons why we should take time out to go on a yoga retreat. 1. You relax into […]
Chakra literally means “wheel” in the ancient language of Sanskrit. Chakras are energy centres located within the body, and consist of spirals that combine spiritual energy and psychophysical energy. Each one influences and is influenced by all the different aspects of our being: body, mind, emotion, energy, and breath. Root Chakra ~ Muladhara Chakra In […]
Do you ever notice yourself scrunching your face when staring at a computer screen or slouching while sitting down? Unconscious physical habits can lead to chronic muscle stiffness, tension and fatigue, all of which are also associated with stress. The mind cannot release its natural associations between the physical and mental states, and is quite […]
Samskara, as with most Sanskrit words, has several context driven meanings in Indian philosophy. Some of its loose translations include “mental impression,” “psychological imprint,” “recollection” and “activator.” All these definitions help us understand its reference to a deep conditioning that, in part, is caused by past actions and, in part, is responsible for future actions, […]
The power of meditation is often underestimated. We have a remarkable inner potential for self healing our body, mind and emotions by utilising the breath and stillness of meditation. Self healing through meditation happens as meditation offers direct access to our healing wisdom. When we meditate, we initiate mental, emotional and physical healing on a […]
What does the Divine Feminine represent? She is the manifestation of spirit as Shakti, in all her variegated forms. The different energies at play pertain to a different aspect of Shakti, the Divine Feminine, and these are celebrated specifically during the Yoga festival of Navaratri. The goddess has been celebrated in ancient spiritual traditions since […]
Yoga helps us improve the quality of our sleep so that we need less. This frees up more time for us to enjoy life and do the things we want to do! If you have trouble sleeping, you may want to try yoga for good sleep. With relaxed body and peaceful mind, sleep comes easily. […]