The Light Bearers.

Via Rajni Tripathi
on Mar 30, 2011
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Photo: Rob Walker

We all know that one person who spreads the light in every corner of a room with their presence. Their attitude, enthusiasm, optimism and inner strength shines like that long lost moon found in a dense, dark forest. We call them the Light Bearer’s.

What does a Light Bearer look like you ask? What does he/she do?

She walks into a room and you can’t tear your eyes away from her. Her laughter and voice are completely engulfing. She’s intelligent, goofy, sarcastic and witty. People are automatically drawn to her because her aura is captivating.

She spreads the light to all who surround her because the lure of her personality takes the tiredness away. She’s refreshing to converse with, to look at and to feel. She lifts your spirits with just a simple sentence or an embracing smile. Knowingly or unknowingly her light reaches to all she touches and beyond.

These are individuals who simply spread the light. They exhibit warmth and comfort that has nothing to do with being an acquaintance, friend or close one. Their presence is soothing enough to make you feel better immediately. You feel you can divulge all your secrets and life history when all she says is, ” Sit…. talk to me’.  Her eyes peer into yours to tell you to be comforted because she will make it better. Her intent listening and quiet face tell you there is nothing to fear and she will provide you with the solace you need.

She has a natural touch of sensitivity that is devoid of constitutional regularities.  There is no prerequisite for her care or attention. Every person and living being is important to her and deserves her attention. Not because she is super human or idealistically superior. But because her purpose in life is to ease the burden of others. Her focus is to ensure a serene calm to those surrounding her. To instill an environment that is, oh so naturally, a gratifying pull.

She is a Light Bearer. You might be one too.



About Rajni Tripathi

"The purpose of life is a life of purpose." Service has been the epicenter of Rajni since she was a little girl. Growing up with ancient, eastern modalities rooted in her indian heritage, yoga and meditation became her tools to be of service to those who seek it. A multidisciplinary yoga teacher, trained in prenatal yoga - conscious and sacred birthing, certified Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider, and having over 1,000 hour of teach experience, Rajni's purpose is to use yoga to enable her students to combat burnout, boost energy and reduce stress. She helps her students cultivate an authentic, fearless and impactful life that leaves behind division, societal constrictions, harmful mindsets, body discomfort, mind-chatter and negative emotional reactions. Rajni operates on the belief that one’s life and its' discovery need not be dictated by another’s dogma or judgement. She strives to foster an authentic, fearless and impactful life for herself and anyone who seeks it. Stay in touch with her musings: RajniO, Facebook and twitter.


14 Responses to “The Light Bearers.”

  1. Purva says:

    Beautifully written! I've been following your blog for sometime now and am so glad to find you here. Looking forward to reading many more wonderful articles from my favorite yogini!

  2. Ayesha says:

    I love the article! I have always been interested in this topic and it is very well written! I am very excited to read your next articles- True Follower

  3. Kriti says:

    Fantastic and enlightening! I have been reading your blog and I am so thrilled to see your article here! I hope I get to read more and more of your writings Rajni!!

  4. Rajni Tripathi says:

    Thank you ladies!! We are all Light Bearers! Shining the light through the dark times and uplifting those that need it 🙂 Keep on spreading the Joy and Love!!!! Woop Woop 😀

  5. Tejas says:

    Nice!! Very Enlightening 🙂

  6. Moe says:

    i completely agree, there are just some people whose presence is soothing and they are rare. thanks for bringing this to our minds so that next time we encounter a light bearer we will learn to cherish them. i look forward to your next article!

  7. Thank you Tejas and Moe! Yes, sometimes we forget about the importance of these folks. Cheers!

  8. Madhur says:

    Great Article…Very Enlightening !! Such Light Bearers should be cherished!! ….Keep up the good work.

  9. Ankita says:

    Very well written! Some more positivity in my life 😉 Looking forward to the next article 😀

  10. Thanks! You are DEFINITELY a light bearer Ms. Ankita 😀

  11. aruna tripathi says:

    very nice i`m really proud of u . ( kalpana gyan se adhik mahatwapurn hai , gyan ki to seema hoti hai ,lekin kalpana duniya ke kisi bhi chir tak pahuch sakti hai ) keep up the excellent work .
    love u mom

  12. Rajni Tripathi says:

    Thank u mom 😀