May 6, 2017
Here is an audio & video recording of a recent 60 minute
Baptiste inspired power vinyasa yoga class I taught
at Jai Dee Yoga in
Tampa, FL. The reading I chose for the class was from the
by Emily Maroutian.
The section was titled #204 Lesson
The concept of interconnectedness is described by many different metaphors from various schools of thought. My personal favorite one is called Indra’s Net. Indra is a Vedic God who created the universe as a giant web. At each vertex, where the strings meet, there is a giant reflective jewel. Each jewel reflects all the other jewels within the web. Like giant mirrors, they hold each other’s images within them. One cannot be smudged, changed, cracked or removed without effecting all the others. This is a metaphor for the interconnectedness of humanity. We cannot smudge someone else’s jewel without that being reflected within us as well. What we do to others, we do to ourselves.