Posted by Ashly Burmeister on Thursday, July 30, 2009,
SATYA IS A SANSKRIT TERM MEANING PURITY OR TRUTH. MANY PEOPLE HAVE ASKED ME WHAT THESE HAVE TO DO WITH DETOXIFYING THE BODY. THE SIMPLE ANSWER IS THAT WE CAN'T EVEN BEGIN TO SEE THE TRUTH OF OURSELVES UNTIL WE HAVE CLEARED AWAY THOSE THINGS THAT INHIBIT THE VIEW. WHILE WE MAY RECOGNIZE THE SIGNS OF DIS-EASE IN THE BODY; ILLNESS, ACHES, PAINS, LETHARGY, DESPAIR, LONGING.... WE DON'T ALWAYS RECOGNIZE THEM AS THE BODY'S CALLING FOR WHOLENESS. WE CONTINUE OUR DAILY LIVES AND HABITS, NOT REALI...
Posted by Ashly Burmeister on Thursday, July 2, 2009,
Lately I have found myself meditating on my mat - not just physically, but actually reflecting on the mat itself. June was a particularly busy month for me. I celebrated the lives and accomplishments of others, hosted welcomed guests and feverishly eradicated unwelcomed ones (fleas). I sorted through items no longer needed, sought ways to to expand my financial well-being and participated in new and exciting endeavors. All this while trying to maintain my normal routine.