Ahimsa – Non-Harming – Day 7 – 2020

Good Morning Yogis! We are restarting the Limbs of Yoga for our daily positive practices with Ahimsa or non-harming. Our last Ahimsa Day we practiced with a random act of kindness, but today we will focus on practicing non-violence.

Bonus Daily Meditation Challenge

We are in the middle of a bonus Daily Meditation Challenge for October! For Ahimsa day today, my meditation for the day is a Guided Meditation on Non-Violence.

beach shore and rocks with pink and purple sunset - ahimsa nonviolence Quote: Nonviolence is the only credible response to the violence we're seeing around the world. - Coretta Scott King
Nonviolence is the only credible response to the violence we’re seeing around the world. – Coretta Scott King

Today’s Daily Yogi Practice is to actively exercise Ahimsa / non-harming today. Need ideas? It can be big or small. We should strive to exercise non-harming with our thoughts, words and/or actions.

For actions, you can avoid killing a bug you find in the house, and instead use a cup and paper or cardboard to carry outside. Perhaps drive compassionately if you have to drive today. Maybe refrain from letting your temper get the best of you and stay kind throughout a difficult interaction.. this will probably be non-harming in both words and actions. Keep in your mind and try to follow “if you do not have anything nice to say, do not say anything at all.” Or, to practice Ahimsa with our thoughts, try to stay positive today with yourself, and notice and stop yourself from any negative self-talk.

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Please comment and share how you decided to practice Ahimsa today. How did it make you feel? Always remember, be kind!

2 thoughts on “Ahimsa – Non-Harming – Day 7 – 2020

  1. I let a spider live and that’s a big deal because they usually end up in the vacuum. My daughter and I let him live and talked about how cool spiders are.

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