Poetry Corner: The Song of the Reed by Rumi
Translated by Ibrahim Gamard 1. Listen to the reed (flute), how it is complaining! It is telling about separations, 2. (Saying), “Ever since I was severed from the reed field, men and women have lamented in (the presence of) my shrill cries. 3. “(But) I want a heart (which is) torn, torn from separation, so that […]
10 Choices You will Regret in 10 Years
Broccolicity brings us ten awesome choices to keep us happy. I personally like #2 and #9 as guidelines to help myself live a more lucid life. 2. Letting someone else create your dreams for you. The greatest challenge in life is discovering who you are; the second greatest is being happy with what you find. A […]
Who is a yogi?
This was passed to me by a friend. I am not sure who the proper author is. What appears to be an immediate appeal to stand up, act and perform ones duty, becomes a philosophical eulogy over the many types of Yoga and how an individual may find that steady place from within as the […]
Yamas and Niyamas Discussion: Tapas and Yoga
Yamas and Niyamas Discussion: Tapas and Yoga The yamas and niyamas Overview: The Yamas and Niyamas are the first two limbs of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras — this post will discuss the niyama called tapas. The yamas and niyamas can accurately be described as ten guidelines to purifying life and reaching true freedom and mental emancipation. The […]