“I’m pretty sure yoga isn’t about having the most bendy backbend or understanding a dead foreign language like Sanskrit. And it’s definitely not about what you wear or what sort of accessories you embellish your practice with. Let’s just start there.” ~Rusty Wells
is easy.” ~ Alan Watts
Spirituality is not a battle between the forces of darkness and light; it is the unification of these two forces.
“Our job is to love others without stopping to inquire whether or not they are worthy. That is not our business and, in fact, it is nobody’s business. What we are asked to do is to love, and this love itself will render both ourselves and our neighbors worthy if anything can.” ~Thomas Merton
Alan Watts On The Yoga Sutras, and as always, he is brilliant!
P.S. The above Rusty Wells quote was taken from an article on Elephant Journal by Joslyn Hamilton… Pretty amazing read! Click here to see for yourself.
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