Tag Archives: Bhagavad Gita

The Buddha’s Four Noble Truths

As I was working on my journaling and discussion for the next class in my Butterfly Journal workshop today, I went to an old blog post from 2012 to check on a reference I wanted to make about the Buddha’s … Continue reading

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The Gunas: The Three Constituents of Prakriti

Before going further into the Nakshatras and Jyotisha (Vedic Astrology), we need to become familiar with both the three Gunas and the four motivations of life. Let’s begin with the Gunas, which are the intrinsic qualities or tendencies of Prakriti, … Continue reading

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The Eighth Limb of Yoga: Samadhi समाध

The final limb of the Eight Limbs of Yoga is                                                               … Continue reading

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The Sixth Limb of Yoga: Dharana

The sixth of the eight limbs of yoga is Dharana.                                                             … Continue reading

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The Third Limb of Yoga: Asana

The third limb of yoga is Asana. Of the eight limbs of yoga                                                    the Asana … Continue reading

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The Rashi of Dhanus (Sign of Sagittarius)

The Sun is about to begin its journey through the sign of Sagittarius,                                   the ninth sign of the zodiac. The symbol of Sagittarius … Continue reading

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Bhakti Yoga: The Path of Love

The practice of Bhakti Yoga is usually described as                      devotion to a personal god or the Divine through listening to, reading, and studying the scriptures; singing and chanting mantras, worshiping … Continue reading

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The Four Noble Truths: The Truth of The Origin of Suffering (Samudaya)

What causes us to suffer? What is it that                                                               … Continue reading

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