Simply Be

So often in yoga practice we obsess about doing things “right”. Thinking that if we don’t we aren’t practising yoga. It is in times like this that Sogyal Rinpoche’s words are especially worth remembering:

“Sometimes when I meditate, I don’t use any particular method. I just allow my mind to rest, and find, especially when I am inspired, that I can bring my mind home and relax very quickly. I sit quietly and rest in the nature of mind; I don’t question or doubt whether I am in the “correct” state. There is no effort, only a rich understanding, wakefulness, and unshakable certainty. When I am in the nature of mind, the ordinary mind is no longer there. There is no need to sustain or confirm a sense of being: I simply am.

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