On Saturday, May 16, 2015, I was delighted to have a birthday lunch with two of my favorite women – my mom Janie Sykes-Kennedy and teacher/mentor 96-year-old Yoga Master Tao Porchon-Lynch at the Taj Palace in White Plains, New York. Together, we are co-authors on Tao’s new memoir, Dancing Light: The Spiritual Side of Being Through the Eyes of a Modern Yoga Master.
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In Indian thought, everything is permeated by the Supreme Universal Spirit (Paramatma or God) of which the individual human spirit (jivatma) is a part. The system of yoga is so called because it teaches the means by which the jivatma can be united to, or be in communion with the Paramatma, and so secure liberation (moksa).
-B.K.S. Iyengar, in Light on Yoga
He is born in vain, who having attained the human birth, so difficult to get, does not attempt to realise God in this very life.
EXPERIENCE. What have your experiences taught you? How much time do you spend thinking about what you want to do with your life versus actually doing it? When was the last time you shared your personal knowledge with others? Experience is life’s great teacher. As Eleanor Roosevelt said, “People grow through experience…