Thursday, April 12, 2012

Cool Yoga Words...

Prana: The energy & life-force of the Universe. The more you breathe, the more prana you receive.

Shakti: the creative energy of consciousness that vibrates in everything.

Kundalini: Energy that lies dormant at the base of the spine until it is activated, as by the practice of yoga, and channeled upward through the chakras in the process of spiritual perfection.

Karma: The total effect of a person's actions and conduct during the successive phases of the person's existence, regarded as determining the person's destiny.

Koru: a spiral shape based on the shape of a new unfurling silver fern frond and symbolizing new life, growth, strength and peace. It is an integral symbol in Māori art, carving and tattoos. ...

Mandala: a spiritual tool representing the cosmos. They are often used to by spiritual seekers as a meditation tool. Gazing upon the intricacies of a mandala brings a person to a higher spiritual awareness.

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