Vrkasana – Become a Tree

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Its roots are deeply grounded,

attend the feast offered by Earth.

Its branches reach for the sky.

The trunk is

strong,

proud,

with circles of life.

Its leaves are life-giving,

bring hope,

offer a place to hide.

Until

they fall,

leave the tree bare

as if dead

But making room

for new life,

new potentials.

Time for reflection

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Anjaneyasana

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Anjaneyasana is the son of the Wind god but he is also half human.

In the form as Anjaneyasana he is only a child.

When he chased the sun because he thought it was a delicious mango, the sun god became angry and made him fall to the ground. Thus he broke his jaw and he died.

His dad became angry with the sun.

Anjaneyasana was reborn, but taken away from his mother.

Now the monkey god had to take care of him. Therefore, he was embodied as a monkey. His new name was Hanuman.

 

Hanumanasana

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Hanuman is the embodiment of fearlessness.
Close your eyes and let yourself be filled with the grace it takes to do the impossible

 

Hanuman is half god (son of the god of win) half human. He is usually not aware of his divinity, but sometimes he forgets his limits as a human and discovers his abilities to do incredible things. Such divine aspects are hidden in each and every one of us.

Summer solstice

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Fire
Wild flowers i have fed
Yellow
Water
Gold
Crystals
Fruits
Memorias
Ancestors
Mala
Mantras
Moving mudra
Pranams
Surya namaskars
Oil
Sun rays
Hearts
Compassion
Smiles

Om Bhur Bhuvaḥ Swaḥ
Tat-savitur Vareñyaṃ
Bhargo Devasya Dhīmahi
Dhiyo Yonaḥ Prachodayāt

We meditate on the creator, whose divine light illumines all realms. May this divine light illumine our intellect.


May the long time sun
Shine upon you,
All love surround you,
And the pure light within you
Guide your way on.

Salutations to the friend of all
Salutations to the shining one
Salutations to he who induces activity
Salutations to he who illumines
Salutations to he who moves quickly in the sky
Salutations to the giver of strength
Salutations to the golden, cosmic womb
Salutations to the Lord of the Dawn
Salutations to the son of Aditi, the cosmic Mother
Salutations to the Lord of Creation
Salutations to he who is fit to be praised
Salutations to he who leads to enlightenment

Ahum prema

Full Moon and Summer Solstice

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The Next 24 hours, nature will show us two opposites from each their powerful side.

the 20th of June 2016 is the time of the June full moon, which is also known as Honey moon, rose moon and strawberry moon. Today is the day of the year when the moon will be lowest on the Horizon, and it might glow with amber rays and look extremely big. Full moons always rays energies that generate emotions for some people. This moon is extra powerful, whereby I recommend that you take a moment to center yourself.

Tomorrow, June 21, is summer solstice in the North- the longest day of the year, the day where the sun is highest on the sky.

In other Words: these 24 hours is the first time in 70 years that the moon and sun are so close to being directly opposed to each other

Within spiritual traditions the moon represents calmness, softness, coolness and femininity; the sun represents power, heat, light, speed, masculinity

the body is often seen as a micro cosmos, a replication of the universe

the five elements earth, Water, fire, air and ether are all replicated in the body

in Indian tradition the spine is a replication of Mountains, blood and energy lines as rivers, the Heart is seen as a cave with a sacred alter. on the alter glows a flame (agni), and the flame is your drive or your passion. the sun (fire for life) and the moon (nectar of life) melt together in your Heart.

 

The World is made up of opposites, and ideally they are balanced. Without contrasts the World would be boring.

 

self-reflection

moon drishti: take time to gaze on the moon, gaze on an image of the moon or visualize it. The moon rays helps self reflection, and to create Peace of mind.

 

find a piece of paper

write: “I accept my personal journey, where ever it takes me and has taken me”

  • reflect on your personal journey since Winter solstice December 22 2015 until now(uttarayana). reflect on what has inspired you, what has kept your fire (agni) burning, what is your drive?
  • create an intention for the time from now until Winter solstice. What is your dream, goal, wishes?