Would you like to connect with your intuition? A great way to access the intuitive faculty is by working with archetypes: myths, dreams, symbols and colors. Here I would like to introduce you to the practice of working with symbols and colors from the tantric tradition of North India, known as Yantra Sadhana (practice). Archetypes […]
Sarah is an author, artist, yantrica, and mother. She is author of Nine Designs for Inner Peace: The Ultimate Guide to Meditating with Color, Shape and Sound, and the Yantra Bliss Oracle Deck: 44 Exquisite Cards For Daily Healing. Her Yantra art is collected worldwide. After becoming certified in the Jivamukti Yoga Method by David Life and Sharon Gannon she embarked to India where she worked extensively with her mentor and teacher Harish Johari who initiated her to the spiritual practice of painting Yantras. She has led countless trainings, classes and workshops in this practice.
Generally teaching goes well when you are feeling centered. Yantras are visual tools used to shift your energy in a positive direction. Well, that raises the question, what do I do if I wake up feeling lousy or lusterless and have a class to teach in the next couple of hours? One uplifting tool to […]
As an introduction to working with Yantras, I thought it would be fun for you to see a small selection of Yantras and pick the one you are drawn to. Take this image (jpg), print it out perhaps and daily sit with it, see how it affects you. You may have heard of a Mantra […]
The second part of our ayurveda series explores how you can tune in to the lunar cycles. The phases of the moon offer us passages of expansion and contraction. To tune into these two rhythms is very helpful. The new moon: offers the opportunity to empty and quiet, to listen, to be inspired, the following […]
Ayurveda = Being in tune with yourself and the world around you. Two-part series. Ayurveda is the science of life, and more concisely, the science of your life. We ask the question in order to feel harmonious and healthy: how do we tune ourselves to the seasons, the environment, the lunar cycles, the days of […]
”[Sacred space] is an absolute necessity for anybody today. You must have a room, or a certain hour or so a day, where you don’t know what was in the newspapers that morning, you don’t know who your friends are, you don’t know what you owe anybody, you don’t know what anybody owes to you. […]
EB: How can teachers use Yantra for inspiration, to enervate our teaching and enrich our own understandings? ST: Yantras are ancient visual tools used in yogic practices to connect you to the Divine. This is the Divine within you. I find it is a good idea to connect with this before teaching, before embarking […]