How To Find Balance Through Meditation

By Silvia Mordini Each day, I ask myself “How do I maintain balance in order to live my best day ever?” As much as I try to stay balanced, I have learned that I can easily lose it if I stop paying attention to it. Chanting, or using rhythmic speaking or singing of words and […]

Morning Mantra: There Is No Need For Struggle

by Silvia Mordini “Through practice, I’ve come to see that the deepest source of my misery is not wanting things to be the way they are. Not wanting myself to be the way I am. Not wanting the world to be the way it is. Not wanting others to be the way they are. Whenever […]

Dear Stress, We’re Breaking Up

By Silvia Mordini Joy is our birthright say the Yoga Sutras. There is nothing natural about being stressed out ALL the time. Think of daily life as water filling up your favorite mug, as long as you keep the happenings of life a bit below the very rim you feel your best. If, however, the […]

What You Say Is Who You Are

All day long, 24/7, we make declarative statements. Before we voice any statement externally, we declare the thought to ourselves internally. We believe it first, and then we say it. So in it most distilled form, who we are is what we say. Statements form internally, in our minds. But are you actually aware of […]

Alchemy of Balance: Using Chakras and Chanting

Each day, I ask myself “How do I maintain balance in order to live my best day ever?” As much as I try to stay balanced, I have learned that I can easily lose it. Balance may be easy to find, but it is hard to sustain. This is because we are the only ones […]

Mantras + Chanting

 The word mantra means “tool” for the mind”. From the Shiva Sutras: man= to reflect, to be aware, tra= that which saves: “mental awareness by which one feels one’s identity with the highest reality enshrined in a mantra, and thus saves oneself from a sense of separateness and difference characteristic of the world”. Sally Kempton […]

Invoking Lakshmi: The Goddess of Abundance + Prosperity

Invoking Lakshmi: Abundance + Prosperity By: Silvia Mordini Your practice may include invoking Lakshmi, the goddess of Abundance and Prosperity through mantra, meditation, and setting intention. It is important to recognize that we are not asking for prevention of hardship. Instead, we are asking that we believe we have enough to persevere. Mantra: “Let me […]

Monday Morning Mantra: I’m Empowered to Appreciate My Life

By: Silvia Mordini, Featured on Yoganonymous.com What if everything you wanted came true? Could you handle it, would you accept it, how would you know it’s real. Are you still so skeptical that when what you want is being handed to you, you still don’t know how to be with so much grace? The greatest fear […]

Vinyasa Yoga for Green Tara

Compassion in Action By: Silvia Mordini Green Tara is usually depicted as a compassionate being (Mother Buddha) ready to step down from her lotus throne to offer comfort and protection from all of the sufferings we experience in the world. This was filmed with the mantra om tare tuttare ture swaha in mind. Mantra Meaning: […]