The art and science of Yoga reaches far beyond the impressions most people have of it being a series of bendy, physical exercises.
Yoga is a systematic body of knowledge and practice that teaches integrated living, while realizing our highest good. If you practice yoga, you have an opportunity during elections to engage mindfully with your community and with the power you have as a citizen.
Yogic sages and enlightened masters remind us that most of us perceive ourselves to be isolated islands because we are in a sleep-like state of consciousness, from which we must awaken to grow spiritually. In reality, we are interconnected beings in a constant state of co-creation within an intelligent whole.
From this yogic perspective, to care for someone else is to care for yourself. This is also true for the care of all living things, including our planet Earth.
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