Asana implies steadiness and comfort.
It requires relaxation and meditation on the immovable.
Then opposing sensations cease to torment.
Finding the balance between present and past is being present in the moment – nothing more…
Shiva is consciousness. His dance creates the universe.
It was one of those blah mornings: not freezing, but cold; not raining, but misting and wet. I wasn’t in a terrible mood; but I certainly wasn’t in a good mood. There was nothing I could think of to be particularly happy about…
I remember the first time I heard a room full of people chanting OM. I felt submerged in the sound, like a fish in a tank of water, lifted and supported, floating and secure all at once.