the Ashtanga room at the shala is changing as Christopher took with him the picture of Guruji as well as many other framed deities. Change is the only constant.
We now have a new statue of Shiva. It is huge and golden, and pretty, and scary. I am always scared of Shiva as he is quite keen in showing me my defects so I will work on them, and he does it in a loud way, and, I suspect, secretly laughing at my sorry humanity.
Just this morning I had been chanting the om nama shivaya chant, and last night I read in the Bhagavad Gita that Krishna says we must dedicate everything we do to him (to God he means).… Read the rest