- I’m back in LA for a couple of weeks. Hope to see you soon.
- The audio version of my Master Class article on Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana for Yoga Journal magazine can be heard here.
- Thanks Rateyourburn.com for the shout out on the Best of 2012.
yogena cittasya padena vacam
Yoga for consciousness, grammar for speech
malam sarirasya ca vaidyakena
medicine for the ills of the body;
yopa karottam pravaram muninam
he gave us these things the sage
patañjalim pranjalir anato’smi
Patañjali to whom I pay my respects.
His upper body (arms) of human form,
sankha chakrasi dharinam
holding conch and disc,
sahasra sirasam svetam
thousand headed cobra (over his head)
I pay my respects to Patañjali
Listen to BKS Iyengar chanting the above invocation.
yastyaktva rupamadhyam prabhavati jagato’nekadhanugrahaya
sarvajnanaprasutirbhujagaparikarah pritaye yasya nityam
devohisah sa vovyatsitavimalatanuryogado yogahyuktah