Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Yoga of Money and Things.

Just like it’s important to know where your feet are in yoga, it is also important to know where your money is and things are in your life. There was a time when I thought that I was learning specific … Continue reading

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Mulabandha Wants Breakfast!

You have to serve your mulabandha. Oh, mulabandha, what can I do for you today? I would like breakfast. So you get mulabandha breakfast. Now I would like you to write a letter…You don’t do mulabandha. Just like if you’re … Continue reading

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Rooting and Uprooting.

Ganesha is a Hindu deity, recognizable by the head of an elephant. According to Moola Bandha, The Master Key by Swami Buddhananda, “The deva, male aspect of mooladhara, is Ganesha.” Ganesha is known as the “remover of obstacles” and “lord … Continue reading

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Inner Sanctum of the Pelvis

The pelvis contains an inner sanctum, I think. It is the home of ecstatic life-producing energy that participates in literally creating (and birthing) other lives, and supporting and inspiring the life of the being whose pelvis it is. It is … Continue reading

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Why Mula Stars are so Exciting and Scary

My discovery of Mula stars in Vedic astrology was so exciting because I had been thinking of mula like a root. A root digs in and explores the depths of darkness to find its nourishment, and a star emanates light. … Continue reading

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Mula Stars

I was so excited to discover that there are Mula stars in the sky in an article about the recent Lunar Eclipse at Elephant Journal last week. In Vedic Astrology, the Nakshastras are 27 constellations in the sky, also known … Continue reading

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Mulabandha* has Indian Roots.

It is of note, to me, that during this time of questioning “the nature and origins of postural yoga (asana),” (as it is stated on the back of Mark Singleton’s 2010 book, Yoga Body) that somehow I have chosen to … Continue reading

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Yieldin’ Healin’

In looking to the root or mula of things and the body, past trauma can be uncovered as I’ve already found out. Hopefully when this kind of thing happens I can just be present for what’s coming up for me, … Continue reading

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What’s Up Down There?

This is the first book that I’ve read for project mulabloga: What’s Up Down There? by Lissa Rankin, M.D. The base of the pelvis isn’t just a scientific landmark. It is also a wellspring of sensation and associations. Back when … Continue reading

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