I use to say only a mantra in Sanskrit before and after each practice, understanding but not feeling truly what I was uttering, even though I knew its message based on what an internet instructor told me (I chose Ashtanga Yoga style as a guide to develop my own personal Yoga practice.) Now, beginning a … Continue reading Personal Meaning to Prayer or Setting an Intention
@harnessmagazine my article “Changing with the Seasons: Summertime”
Summer is the height of all the seasons, the end and beginning of the cycle of life. Symbolically, it is the ultimate goal, the point of enlightenment, the highest level of consciousness where the light shines the brightest, longest, and everlasting.
Summer is a celebration of the sun and a season of prosperity. The showers of Spring washed away the ice of winter, and gave nourishment to the dry, bare soil, so that it can once again prosper bountifully with life. The flowers are now in full bloom, trees lush and green, grass soft to the touch under bare feet, and animals are roaming about that once were in hibernation. Herbs, vegetation, and wild grain return to the land, providing nourishment for all. All seems so well, fun loving, and exciting in the heat of summer.
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Below is a basic (yet complex) explanation of the unconscious and conscious mind with its connection to Ego Consciousness, with some explanations of brief mythologies and common zymology that is within us, at times called archetypes, with the connection of religion. The post also breaks down psychosis through breaking down the concept of the unconscious, … Continue reading C.G Jung: Clash of the Opposites – “Shadow Self” – Spiritual Battle – Ego Continued
"Quiet the mind and the soul will speak" - Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati
This is a post of our Psyche and consciousness, within the concept of mythology, and Yogic meditation with the symbols of the mandala. C.G. mentions the ego, our conscious mind, and the difference between the ego and the unconscious. He speaks about a possible source of our 'daimons'. He also speaks about coping mechanisms that … Continue reading C.G. Jung: Ego Part 2 – Psyche & Ego in Mythology around the world