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Book Excerpts: Slowing Down

Book Excerpts: Slowing Down Read something beautiful from Donna Farhi today. I am giving below a short excerpt. Read it and then get a copy of the book. I am still reading it, but whatever I read so far is just beautiful. One of the most matured discussions of Yoga I have come across in a long, long time. 0o0

Our perception that we have “no time” is one of the distinctive marks of modern Western culture. – Margaret Visser

When science finally locates the center of the universe, some people will be surprised to discover that they’re not in it. – Source unknown
Slowing down is the precursor to Yoga practice because this simple act allows us to consider our thoughts, feelings, and actions more carefully in the light of our desire to live peacefully. When we overwork, when we try to fit too many things into an already congested schedule, when we rush from place to place, we lose track of what is important, and in doing so we almost always fail to serve those values that support our relationsh…