Come Back into the Bliss of Your Heart

“The mind becomes clear and serene when the qualities of the heart are cultivated.” ~Yoga Sutras of Patanjali trans. By Alistair Shearer At this mid-point in April, I would like to invite you to invite you into the oneness of undifferentiated bliss. The word “Shri” (or “Sri”) in Sanskrit is translated most directly as an honorific or term of respect when addressing an elder (or a Hindu God). It can also mean beauty or grace or unspoiled goodness. We used this term often in my yoga teacher training as a means of staying in the experience and “seeing the good,” remembering to recognize each other’s true nature of splendid and serene consciousness, even when that consciousness seems to be cloud