Express your creative powers. Put into action the unbounded potential of your creative mind to do great things. Communicate from your soul and the wind will carry your influence far and wide with a persistent penetration of the collective psyche. Continue reading “Today: Express your creative powers – from the I Ching”
You have the opportunity for a significant breakthrough. It will come not from external circumstances but from within you. Stop pushing hard against obstacles. Rather seek the path of least resistance. That will come through discipline and commitment to your chosen path. Continue reading “Today: Breakthrough from within – from the I Ching”
Place elbows at your sides with your Jupiter and Saturn (index and middle) fingers stiffly pointing straight up and your thumbs covering the other fingers. With your eyes closed look at your chin from the inside. Whisper the mantra:
Aad Sach, Jugaad Sach, Hai Bhee Sach, Naanak Hosee Bhee Sach.
Continue reading “Meditation: Release obstacles in your path”
“The mind itself does not stop. That is why “a point of stillness” is one of the essential tools you need to look into the mind. This is where special techniques, like meditation, mantra and breath control are needed. Using the mind to try and convince the mind to be still is like stopping a hurricane by blowing at it. There is too much going on.” Yogi Bhajan
(via Ram Anand)
Stepping on the tail of the tiger.
It is time for the weak to take a stand against the strong. This worries the strong player, who does not take any action as long as it is done with decorum. Pleasant manners and good humor succeed even with irritable people. There is also the possibility that the strong player does not take the weak player seriously and so the tiger does not bite. Continue reading “Today: Stepping on the tail of the tiger – from the I Ching”
“Water exists in degrees of subtly from vapor to liquid to ice. Just so, you can think of the mind as the vapor, the feelings as water, and the neurons and connections as ice. The mind is a structure, a process, and an energy that lets your awareness operate and manifest in this creation. You can observe it and you can change it. Continue reading ““Water exists in degrees of subtly from vapor to liquid to ice…” Yogi Bhajan”
The penetrating wind. Darkness, in itself rigid and immovable, is dissolved by the penetrating light, to which it subordinates itself in gentleness. In nature, it is the wind that disperses the gathered clouds. Continue reading “Today: Speak softly and firmly with conviction and confidence – from the I Ching”