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Yama, Niyama – How You Treat The Others And How You Treat Your Self.

I share with you guys today 2 of my favorite Old Yogic Wisdoms. The Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali By Sri Swami Satchidananda And Bhagavad Gita By Mahabharata I can really warmly to recommend for everyone who is interested about yogic lifestyle and philosophy. Those are my favorite  Master Pieces to study. They are books About Finding Your True Seer And How To Live A Yogic Life In All Aspects. Yama, Niyama are the guidelines that I would recommend everyone to take a deeper thought over – How You Treat The Others And How You Treat Your Self.

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  • Patanjali is talking about to really go in your self and finding the true reflections of your mind and soul. How we are constantly getting disturbed of other peoples reflections and in that way we loose our selves to false impressions.
 
 
 1. Dharma and Karma, what’s the difference ?
I would like to clear up a bit about life purpose ( dharma ) and how people often mix it up with karma and try to live to someone elses dharma instead of their own. Wich is never to recommend.
It’s always better to do your own dharma even if your outcome of is less than perfect, Than do someone elses dharma perfect. Even if you do it perfect it is not yours to do, so you will get stuck and never get the satisfaction of it. And what is your Dharma it’s your job to find out . Karma is your action and the outcome of your action. So if you really are aming for good outcomes of your actions, you better have your purposes and intensions headed in the right things and the right directions. If your actions are fully driven of your ego , you maybe get far to the beginning but somewhere the karma will kick in and straighten you up.
This is a big wisdom I learned from a book named Bhagavad Gita.
2. Yoga Sutra 1.33 of Patanjalis
The wonderful script of  Yamas – How we should be cultivating our attitudes towards others  and through  that to find piece within us selves.
How many times haven’t you got irritated when some one has been really happy? Or getting mad and hateful towards someone being mean?

1.33 By cultivating attitudes of friendliness towards the happy, compassion for the unhappy, delight in the virtuous and disregard toward the wicked, the mind-stuff retains its undisturbed calmness.

So Patanjali gives us four keys: friendliness, compassion, delight and disregard. There is only four kind of  locks in the world. Keep these four keys always with you, and when you come across any one of these four locks, you will always have the proper key to open it.

And what are those four locks? Sukha, Duhkha, Punya and Apunya – happy people, unhappy people, the virtuos and the wicked. You use those keys and you will be able to keep your mind calm and stabil.

This Sutra is my golden treasure ( As the whole book is. ) ! Test it as you find a lock next time!!

Niyamas – How we should be cultivating our attitudes towards us selves. That one isn’t neither to taken lightly. Your negative thoughts and actions towards your self is always doing harm and bringing you down.                                                                                                                                                                                            So that is something we have to stop with. Make instead a commitment to your self and every time  you   get a negative thought about your self, STOP and turn it to opposite ! It takes time to train your mind to it, but as you get better you will feel de difference within you.

Click Here to Learn More About Yoga Sutra 1.33 of Patanjali

As I have for many years helped others with their physical problems, before with massage and consulting to training and now with Yoga, I also like to help people to get knowledge of helping then selves too.
As you know it’s only possible for you to help someone to certain point and after that the helping is not anymore on you. If you give a man a fish, he is satisfied for that day but hungry again tomorrow. If you learn that man how to fish, he will have food on the table for rest of his days.
These wisdoms I wrote about above is a good start to getting to the right direction of good outcomes of your actions.
I wish you a peaceful Monday and Go ahead BE AWESOME !
SamPrema – Peace and Love
Yogas citta vrtti nirodhah. ( When your mind is clear of reflections, you are in state of  YOGA.)
Karoliina

Talkin and repeating or listening and learning??

To get further, to get wiser – You have to get humble and open your self and your mind to learning new things from others. And to learn something new every day is basics to geting where you are heading. Like it or not but if you would all ready know everything you would have reached your goals all ready.

Before I experienced my life stressful and I felt desperate to survive. But while struggling to survive my cancer  I found my inner power to get me my health back and get my life back. I realized that it would only happen if I just really set my mind to it. So as I was laying there in my suffering body I started to see me as healthy and glowing and full of energy. And as impossible as it sounds I started to get better and better.  And that feeling when you realize that that visualizing works with anything in your life. WOW !

That’s very much thanx to my awesome FreedomPreneur friends I’ve met during this latest year. Such a punch of awesome and wise souls. The way to make the biggest changes for a better life is – Sit down, listen, learn, be humble !

Lately I’ve REALY learned and printed in my mind that what my life is and will become, is my decision to action. What I choose to see, feel and believe is the keys to that outcome to your actions. I’ve got such a inspiration of Gabrielle Morrison, Alicia Colon, Regina Van de Velden and Rhonda Swan. And that is just some of the awesome people I’ve met. But to be honest, my biggest teachers in my life still are my kids and my awesome husband. I love the way they support me in every crazy idea I get. lol!

But if you think very carefully you notice that you learn something new from each and one of the people you meet in your life. So even when we meet people that maybe are not behaving in a way we appreciate we should be grateful of meeting them because they have made us more aware of how we don’t want to be. As well as the people we admire, we are copying and implementing their goodness in our actions. So every human being here walking this earth is your teacher in some how.

Since I stepped in the world of teaching yoga and learning more and more my self and not just about yogic philosophy, I have started to feel energized, focused and peaceful even if I’m excited and full of action.

I have worked on to be more aware of the quality of my thoughts so i keep my feelings as positive as possible. When we loose focus on the greatness and start to notice more the things that aren’t the way we wan’t we get stuck and drained. But something we also have to be aware of who we spend our time with. People who make us feel good and energized or people who drain us? Choose wisely. Because keeping people with negative minds around you is not serving neither you or that person, so don’t feel bad about letting go <3

That may just be the ”eye opener” even for that other person – You just never know…

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Today we shanted on my  yoga class one of my favorite texts :

Om Saha Navavatu 

Saha Nau Bhunaktu

Saha Viryam Karavavahai

Tejasvi Navaditamastu

Ma Vidvisavahai

Om Shanti, Shanti, Shantihi

 

May both of us be protected

May both of us be nourished.

May we work together with great energy.

May our study together be brilliant and effective.

May we not hate or dispute each other.

Om Peace, Peace, Peace.

So don’t be afraid to make dreams, goals and take action. 

Make your life joyful and brilliant, life shouldn’t be only surviving.

SamPrema – Namaste !

Yours Truly

Karoliina

Here is me and my little Om ( Frida ) having a good time .
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Yogamama and little Om

What's life all about?

Hi Everyone and Welcome to my Blog !

I shortly tell you little about my self and about some wake up calls.
I’m a mother of three wonderful kids, I’m a wife,sister, daughter, therapist, artist, a yoga teacher / soon to be a yoga therapist and I’m a training addict and lots of other things I’m a sure of. But these are the topmost things I can list from my hip 😉

Most of us live our days stressing around without ever or not that often thinking about that this day may be your last – That your life could chance in blink of your eye.
That suddenly your kids could be orphan. Your partner would stand alone with your kids in middle of a chaos mentally, economic… With everything and nothing.

September 2012 our world stopped spinning. After several years of being entrepreneur as an sport therapist, working early mornings and late nights as taking care of others.

Somewhere middle of all that I lost my self to my work. To just serve and help others and forgetting to help and take care my self. I forgot my family….

Where almost nothing home, trained and worked and worked and trained. Until I got the call that was necessary for me to realize that in that point even of being one of most wanted therapist I’ve had lost my life. As an mother, wife and as a friend. And as being ME.

I got sick.

Really really sick.

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Just before christmas 2012 I got diagnosed with, Cancer, Hodgkins’ Lymphoma in terminal phase, 4BX.
My organs where shutting down and I was literally dying.

Medicins where not doing any good and doctors started to loose their last hope. As I got weaker and weaker one night I was slighting away, I know, I felt that I was dying.

Right in that moment I got my thought – HELL NO !! I’m not going anywhere.

I have to much to see and do! I’m not leaving my family.

As the same time I got so deep knowledge of that I would just have to surrender to everything in that room and space and let go of all harm from past. Leave all my bagage of my train and start to build a new me. That, my dear friends, was a night of magic!!

That was the moment when my body started to take action – Because it was my choice. Now I have 23 months of cancer free life behind me. And I’m so full of life. So full of Loving it all!

With this little story to show you an example how powerful your mind is. After I’ve started to focus more to getting back on track I realized that I could never but my self or my family to that kind of stress again that we all ready lived in many years. I’ve decided that my and our life will now on be based on Freedom. Freedom to do things with the whole family. Freedom to enjoy life everyday, with out any economic panic – every single day just FREEDOM.

Now with my mind focused on me and my family’s Awesome future I’m so exited every step of it. Because Life should be all about Freedom and Joy. And it is if you REALLY want to. Be creative and embrace the growing as a unique piece of art of this universe as you are.

What is YOUR Dream? What would YOU do with your Freedom? What is Your BIGGEST Dream?

If you feel that you have some questions feel free to connect with me.

SamPrema – Peace and Love

Karoliina