learn from experiences

The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.


The harder the struggle, the more glorious the triumph. Self-realization demands very great struggle.


The mind is responsible for the feelings of pleasure and pain. Control of the mind is the highest Yoga.

good in failure

There is something good in all seeming failures. You are not to see that now. Time will reveal it. Be patient.

stage and director

No one appears on our stage unless the director has placed them there for our benefit.

change yourself

Change yourself and you have done your part in changing the world.

inhale strength – exhale service

When you inhale, you are taking the strength from God. When you exhale, it represents the service you are giving to the world.

I am light

I am a spark from the Infinite.  I am not flesh and bones.  I am light.

relax rather than grip

The decision to relax rather than to grip, even in the face of impatience or fear, is a conscious and brave choice.

asana – understand and transform self

The study of asana is not about mastering posture. It’s about using posture to understand and transform yourself.