yoga mat – sacred space

"Yoga is about getting on the yoga mat and uncovering who you are." Unknown It's true - the himalayan yogis did not use a Gaiam or Jade yoga mat. But tradition suggests that ancient yogis did use some sort of 'mat' woven from grass or animal skin (tiger, deer or sheep); essentially for cushioning on hard ground and a clean surface for asana practice. …

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in the beginning

"Start by doing what is necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible." St. Francis of Assisi They say everything must have a beginning. And on this journey too, there was a beginning. More aptly, many beginnings. In the beginning, growing up in Bengaluru, India, (the best city in the world - yes, I am partial) I don't recall hearing the word yoga. Then again, even if it was spoken all the time …

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