The sun is lingering...longer days and more light.
Celebrate the Equinox!
Did you know that there are mantras that go with each pose of Surya Namaskar? Here they are, a new challenge - and yet one more way to practice Saluting the Sun, showing reverence for life.
Om Ravaya Namaha ~ Light of compelling radiance
Om Suryaya Namaha ~ Dispeller of darkness and ignorance
Om Bhanave Namaha ~ Shining principle
Om Kaghaya Namaha ~ All-pervading light
Om Pushne Namaha ~ Light of mystic fire
On Hiranyagarabhaya Namaha ~ Golden-colored one, healing gold
Om Marichaye Namaha ~ Light obvious and subtle as at dusk and dawn
Om Aditaya Namaha ~ Light of the sage, an aspect of Vishnu (Vishnu is a deity)
Om Savitre Namaha ~ Light of enlightenment
Om Arkaya Namaha ~ Light that removes afflictions
Om Baskaraya Namaha ~ Brilliance, the light of intelligence