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Niyama of the month: swadhyaya

Niyama of the month: swadhyaya

Swadhyaya: education of the self, or self-study.

The fourth niyama involves using outward observation and inward reflection to learn..

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Niyama of the month: tapas

Niyama of the month: tapas

Tapas: burning zeal in practice, causing positive change.

Tapas  derives from tap, meaning to heat.  When instigating change in our..

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Niyama of the month: Santosa

Niyama of the month: Santosa

Santosa: contentment.

The second niyama encourages us to be grateful for what we have and content with who we are and where we are.  It..

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September theme: ajapa mantra

September theme: ajapa mantra

So hum

So = I am

Hum = that

“I am that, that I am”

This mantra reflects the ebb and flow of the breath, ‘soooo’ being the sound of..

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Niyama of the month: saucha

Niyama of the month: saucha

This month our focus is on the first of the niyamas, which encompass personal, self-care practices, that bring attention to our bodies..

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Yama of the month: Aparigraha.

Yama of the month: Aparigraha.

Aparigraha: acknowledging abundance.

Also translated as “nonhoarding” or “nonpossessiveness”, the fourth yama applies to material..

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