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The Sacred Window of Pregnancy, Birthing and Postnatal through Ayurveda

With Victoria (Tory) Raven Hyndman

03 December 2021

"Forty-two days for forty-two years" is a saying in Ayurveda meaning the food and lifestyle choices a new mother makes from the moment of giving birth to forty-two days (six weeks) after, will affect their next forty-two years physically, mentally, and emotionally.

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04 December 2021

We are very happy to welcome Petri back to Amsterdam, to experience directly the therapeutic effects of Astanga Yoga - from the hands of a great healer - and to learn more about Primary and Intermediate series techniques, workshops on samadhi's and bandhas as well as mind therapy and practicing self-healing.

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New Moon Circle: Set Your Intentions - Online

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04 December 2021

Join Simona in this online circle to learn how to follow the lunar cycle and work with it to start consciously manifesting your life.   With each New Moon, we have the opportunity to start afresh and become clear about our focus and direction as we move into a new beginning.

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There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.

- Paulo Coehlo

Medicine cures the body, meditation cures your being; it is the inner medicine.

- Osho

Be like a lotus. Let the beauty of your heart speak. Be grateful to the mud, water, air, and the light.

- Amit Ray

"Who Am I? I am pure Awareness. This Awareness is by its very nature Being-Consciousness-Bliss"

- Sri Ramana Maharshi

But listen to me. For one moment quit being sad. Hear blessings dropping their blossoms around you.

- Rumi

Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings Heaven even in a moment.

- Swami Vivekananda

Every emotion is connected with the breath. If you change the breath, change the rhythm, you can change the emotion.

- Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"In the practice of yoga, one can emphasize the body, the mind or the self and hence the effort can never be fruitless."

- T. Krishnamacharya

We are not going to change the whole world, but we can change ourselves and feel free as birds. We can be serene even in the midst of calamities and, by our serenity, make others more tranquil. Serenity is contagious.

- Sri S. Satchidananda, The Yoga Sutras

Truth cannot only comfort you. At times, it has to cut through to the bone, to the very marrow even, if this is what it takes to set you free.

- Mooji

A single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. To live is to be slowly born.

- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Happiness lies not in finding what is missing, but in finding what is present.

- Tara Brach

The success of Yoga does not lie in the ability to perform postures but in how it positively changes the way we live our life and our relationships.

- T. K. V. Desikachar

The ship is safest when it is in port, but that is not what ships were built for.

- Paulo Coehlo

"If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change."

- Wayne Dyer

Yoga is an internal practice. The rest is just a circus.

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“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.”

- W.B. Yeats

Just allow life to take you wheresoever it leads you and don't be afraid. Fear is the only thing one should be afraid of, nothing else.

- Osho

Quiet the mind and the soul will speak.

- Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati

Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured

- B.K.S. Iyengar

"Yoga is good for man because the physical body improves, the nervous system improves, the mind improves, the intellect improves..."

- Sri K. Pattabhi Jois

"Simply let experience take place very freely, so that your open heart is suffused with the tenderness of true compassion."

- Tsoknyi Rinpoche

Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.

- The Bhagavad Gita

Anything that is troubling you, anything which is irritating you… that is your Teacher.

- Buddha

The wise man lets go of all results, whether good or bad, and is focused on the actions alone.

- The Bhagavad Gita

"To live fully is to be always in no-man's-land, to experience each moment as completely new and fresh."

- Pema Chödrön, When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times

When you love, love as if the person is a god, not less than that.

- Osho

Stop measuring days by degree of productivity and start experiencing them by degree of presence.

- Alan Watts

But the real secret to lifelong good health is actually the opposite: Let your body take care of you.

- Deepak Chopra

May the gratitude in my heart kiss all the universe.

- Hafix

Go inside and listen to your body, because your body will never lie to you. Your mind will play tricks, but the way you feel in your heart, in your guts, is the truth.

- Don Miguel Ruiz

The mind is like water. When it's turbulent, it's difficult to see. When it's calm, everything becomes clear.

- Prasad Mahes

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.

- Alan Watts

Don’t move the way fear makes you move. Move the way love makes you move. Move the way joy makes you move.

- Osho

Your thoughts are your message to the world. Just as the rays are the messages of the Sun.

- Amit Ray

Have only love in your heart for others. The more you see the good in them, the more you will establish good in yourself.

- Paramhansa Yogananda

Dying to your own attachments is a beautiful death. Because this death release you into real life.

- Mooji

Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know.

- Pema Chödrön

“We’re fascinated by the words - but where we meet is the silence behind them.”

- Ram Dass

What you really long for is a deep intimacy with your own experience—the deepest acceptance of every thought, every sensation, every feeling. And that cannot come from outside of yourself.

- Jeff Foster

It is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to live an imitation of somebody else's life with perfection.

- The Bhagavad Gita

To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.

- Thich Nhat Hanh

Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we learned here.

- Marianne Williamson

Peace can become a lens through which you see the world. Be it. Live it. Radiate it out. Peace is an inside job.

- Wayne Dyer

We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibres connect us with our fellow men.

- Herman Melville

Undisturbed calmness of mind is attained by cultivating friendliness toward the happy, compassion for the unhappy, delight in the virtuous, and indifference toward the wicked.

- Sri S. Satchidananda, The Yoga Sutras

Normality is a paved road: It's comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow.

- Vincent van Gogh

"Yoga is the process of ending the definitions of the field of consciousness."

- Translation by Sri. K. Pattabhi Jois, in Yoga Mala, Mysore, 1997

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.

- Epicurus

Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. It is a way of entering into the quiet that is already there.

- Deepak Chopra

Step into the fire of self-discovery. This fire will not burn you, it will only burn what you are not.

- Mooji

Don’t do any task in order to get it over with. Resolve to do each job in a relaxed way, with all your attention. Enjoy and be one with your work.

- Thích Nhất Hạnh

In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.

- Buddha

"Healthy plants and trees yield abundant flowers and fruits. Similarly, from a healthy person, smiles and happiness shine forth like the rays of the sun."

- B.K.S. Iyengar

"While praising, may we of strong and steady limb enjoy the life given by the Gods Om Peace, Peace, Peace"

- Shanti mantra from the Rg Veda

Peace comes not from doing, but from undoing; not from getting, but from letting go.

- Swami Satchidananda

Fortunately, deep within us, there is a direct connection to the Divine. There is a part of our being that is beyond the personal self. You can consciously choose to identify with that part, rather than with the psyche or the body. When you do this, a natural transformation begins to take place within.

- Michael Singer

If you want the moon, do not hide at night. If you want a rose, do not run from the thorns. If you want Love, do not hide from yourself.

- Rumi

For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.

- Walt Whitman

You should sit in meditation for 20 minutes a day. Unless you’re too busy; then you should sit one hour.

- Old Zen Saying

Nothing binds you except your thoughts; nothing limits you except your fear, and nothing controls you except your beliefs.

- Marianne Williamson

Whatever happened, happened for the good, Whatever is happening, is happening for the good. Whatever will happen, will also happen for the good.

- The Bhagavad Gita

One is never afraid of the unknown; one is afraid of the known coming to an end.

- Jiddu Krishnamurti

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams, who looks insides, awakes.

- Carl Jung

"We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace within ourselves."

- Dalai Lama

The body benefits from movement, and the mind benefits from stillness.

- Sakyong Mipham

The body is my temple, asanas are my prayers.

- B.K.S. Iyengar

The secret of transformation is in the way we handle this very moment.

- Thich Nhat Hanh

In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.

- Deepak Chopra

Don't seek, don't search, don't ask, don't knock, don't demand - relax. If you relax it comes, if you relax it is there. If you relax, you start vibrating with it.

- Osho

With non-acceptance of unnecessary things, the knowledge emerges of what I was, what I have become, and what I will be.

- The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

Accept–then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. This will miraculously transform your whole life.

- Eckhart Tolle

If you really want peace on earth, create peace in your heart, in your being. That is the right place to begin with and then spread.

- Osho

Love is what we are; we don't get it from somebody, we can't give it to anybody, we can't fall in it or fall out of it. Love is our true Being.

- Krishna Das

Being at ease with not knowing is crucial for answers to come to you.

- Eckhart Tolle

The attitude of gratitude is the highest way of living, and is the biggest truth, the highest truth. You cannot live with applied consciousness until you understand that you have to be grateful for what you have. If you are grateful for what you have, then Mother Nature will give you more.

- Yogi Bhajan

Do your practice and all is coming.

- Sri K. Pattabhi Jois

Waking up this morning, I smile. Twenty-four brand new hours are before me. I vow to live fully in each moment and to look at all beings with eyes of compassion.

- Thich Nhat Hanh

When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.

- Lao Tzu

When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love.

- Marcus Aurelius

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.

- Rumi

When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.

- Rumi

Today, look at every person as an individual manifestation of the one whole Life.​

- Don Miguel Ruiz

Ninety-nine percent of your thoughts are a complete waste of time. They do nothing but freak you out.

- Michael Singer

Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.

- Thich Nhat Hanh

"Yoga is the practice of quieting the mind."

- Patanjali

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.

- Helen Keller

Being at ease with not knowing is crucial for answers to come to you.

- Eckhart Tolle

Gratitude opens the door to…the power, the wisdom, the creativity of the universe. You open the door through gratitude.

- Deepak Chopra

Do not feel lonely. The entire universe is inside you.

- Rumi

Yoga is not about touching your toes. It is what you learn on the way down.

- Jigar Gor

You will never be able to escape from your heart. So it is better to listen to what it has to say.

- Paulo Coehlo

If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.

- Jack Kornfield

The happiness which comes from long practice, which leads to the end of suffering, which at first is like poison, but at last like nectar - this kind of happiness arises from the serenity of one's own mind.

- The Bhagavad Gita

The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms.

- Thich Nhat Hanh

Tell your body that it is strong, tell your mind that it is strong, and have unbounded faith and hope in yourself.

- Swami Vivekananda

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Set Your Intentions for 2022

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