by Maria Popova, syndicated from brainpickings.org, Mar 13, 2018
” Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go” Herman Hesse
Just when we think we’ve escaped and found firm ground to stand on in a painful moment, Pema Chodron suggests that we let go into the difficulty of our situation and rest there with an open mind instead. In her book “When Things Fall Apart”, Pema Chodron gently guides us through the dark places in our lives and shows us that we are strong enough to live fully in those moments. Rather than running in search of solutions that will make our pain go away, in her book she offers insights to show us that when we befriend ourselves and offer compassion, we will discover an inner awareness that brings freedom, and even relief from suffering. Read more…
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Manish your teaching style and direction have always been a great inspiration. I particularly liked the way you explained Prana, the connection with the breath and its effects on the body. How individuals are able to use their breath to create the right balance of energy for a practice or to adapt with the external.
Whether on the mat or off the mat, the practice has given me insight and thought. You have a very nurturing style of yoga.
Manish the session was amazing! I felt as though the chanting in the background took me to a different level. Definitely felt as though I could go a bit further with my stretching and really was able to be more inwardly aware…
Ananti’s homeopathy supported this whole experience. She spent a lot of time with me understanding my background and diagnosing my issue (at the time my baby was breech). Her thorough diagnoses brought my story to the forefront, and treatment with remedies that helped me to let go and surrender, amongst other things.