Good Morning Yogis! We are continuing on with weaving practice of each of the Niyamas into our day. Last time we practiced the fourth of the Niyamas – Svadhyaya / self-study by beginning a journal if we had not kept one. Today we will focus on the other Svadhyaya practice of studying sacred texts. During our intro studying sacred texts, we studied three passages from the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, where I draw inspiration for the Daily Yogi practices. Today, rather than a standard sacred text, I was drawn to a quote by an ancient philosopher. If this one does not resonate with you, perhaps check out more quotes from Aristotle. Or, if you practice a religion, perhaps read a meaningful section of your traditional sacred texts.
BONUS DAILY MEDITATION CHALLENGE
Today’s Daily Yogi Practice is to reflect on today’s quote on learning. Or, feel free to reflect on quotes from your own religion’s sacred texts.
Also, this is a good time to make another journal entry if you have not kept up with this new practice! I am focused on Svadhyaya this year, but last year was happy to be reminded to keep up with this on Svadhyaya days. If you are not sure what to write about, perhaps journal about your thoughts on any quotes from any sacred texts, or your Yogi journey so far. Or, use one of the recent prompts from my 5 year guided journal recommended below: If your life had a theme song, what would it be? Who is your mentor?
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Please comment and share your thoughts on the above quotes, or your own readings if you would like. Have you kept up with your journal, or are you making another entry with me for Svadhyaya Day? Always remember, be kind!