Poem on Yoga Sutra 1.1

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I love poetry, the one that make you think, the one that make you feel, the one that make you realize things…so many unknown, very good poems out there, written by unknown people, people that probably never will be famous, but you can really feel their soul in the words.

I found this poem on the surface of the Internet, and I want to share it with you. The poem bring you more understanding about the Yoga Sutra 1.1…simply written, not many words, but to the point…I love simplicity….

namaste-hands

poem by  Maryam Ovissi

1.1 atha yoga anushasanam ~ now let us share the teachings of yoga

Poem 1.1

Are you here?

Have you arrived?

Do you know where you are right now?

Everything in your life has prepared you for his moment

You are about to embark on an amazing journey

that requires discipline and attention

Are you ready?

I will offer you the name of the journey as we begin

….Yoga….

 

Love and Light!

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About oksanawd

Namaste, My name is Oksana Wadhawan and I am originally from Kiev, Ukraine. I presently reside in Mumbai, India, with my husband since October, 2014. I started doing Yoga from 2007 in Cyprus. I was reading a lot of literature on meditation and asanas, trying to do home practice. I was lucky enough that I didnt get injured through my home practice. I started learning Yoga from 2009 (Hot Yoga and Iyengar Yoga) in Kiev, Ukraine. After 3 years of learning, I commenced the yoga teacher’s training course in YogaHot Centre, Kiev, Ukraine (2012). I became a certified yoga teacher and began practicing master classes of Iyengar yoga from 2012. My classes were taught by great Iyengar teachers such as Igor Podmazin, Irina Korovina, Oksana Bogush and many others. In 2013 and 2014, I also went on a 7 day Camp to Yoga Institute, Santacruz, Mumbai, India. I studied Ashtanga Yoga with Lesley Fightmaster in 2013-2015. My teaching experience includes 2 years of Hot yoga, 1 year of Ashtanga yoga and 1 year of Restorative Yoga or Yin Yoga. I am regularly attending and practicing Iyengar Yoga since 2009. As a teacher, I conducted a yoga retreat for a month in Kiev, Ukraine (May, 2015) where I shared my daily experience and knowledge with my students on asanas, pranayama and meditation. In August 2015, I did my first retreat in Goa, India. I believe in words of K. Pattabhi Jois "Do your practice and all is coming." Its slowly coming for me! I learn and experience through my body, my emotions, my pain, my enlightenment, what it is Yoga! Yoga is my way of life! And I can show you a way that Yoga can be your way of life as well))) Love and Light!

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