Under the Sea

In conference on Sunday, Sharath talked about how you cannot appreciate the beauty of the sea just by looking at it; you have to go in it. And that the Ashtanga yoga method is like that. Until you develop a regular practice, you can’t understand what it is– you look at it and just see gymnastics.

This morning, I came across a Rumi quote:

You’ve been walking the ocean’s edge, holding up your robes to keep them dry.
You must dive naked under, and deeper under, a thousand times deeper! 

~Rumi

Connections are there.

(quote was on the Wee Yogi blog, linked by Jill)

Advertisements
This entry was published on January 30, 2012 at 11:40 pm. It’s filed under Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

4 thoughts on “Under the Sea

  1. Hi Ellie,

    You write beautifully. Love reading your posts. I love rumi. Do you have his book? I’ve Been wanting to get one, but there are so many versions.

    Iche

  2. Hey Ellie its Annabelle! Wanted to echo Iche’s sentiments! Love reading your blog and about your adventures!!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: