We at ‘Niwas are so excited to announce LYFE (Living Yoga for Everyone) our new Online Community that is completely contained and separate from “big” social media and hosted through Mighty Networks. Our goal is to run everything online through this network. It is a private platform for members to connect, learn, be inspired, feel supported, be nourished and share ideas and thoughts on various Yogic topics. But that’s not all!
Other exciting benefits of becoming a member through the online community are:
And in the new year we will also be adding all online programs and courses to be run through our new online Community (Yes, we will also be announcing our in-Ashram programming soon!).
We are just getting this started so we’d love to have you along as this Community grows and develops into a regular landing place for your hearts and minds. Let’s navigate the constantly changing seas of our inner and outer landscapes together!
“I listen every morning. I love these (voice mails)! I love having this sort of celestial perspective on the things that come my way throughout the day.” – Namrata
- Compiled by Chaitanya Chase
Dear, dear people. The stars and planets are aligning for the better good of humankind. Within Aquarius, one of the largest, oldest zodiac signs, two Rulers of the Ages will be aligning and lending their symbolic energies to the earth for the next year.
It has been one thousand, five hundred and eighty eight years since Jupiter and Saturn have met within the sign of Aquarius. Aquarius being the 10th largest zodiac sign, made up of thousands of stars, star clusters, nebula and other mysterious, heavenly bodies. Saturn will move into the sign December 17th and Jupiter on December 19th; their orbits lining up to within .1 degree making them appear like one bright and beautiful Winter Star for our Solstice and Christmas season. They will be on our southwestern horizon one hour after the sun is set.
Aquarius, the 11th sign in the zodiac, symbolizes the intellectual and social individual who cares deeply for community and humankind. The 11th House helps us to define the purpose to our existence and will push us towards humane activities and choices made that consider the well being of all humankind.
Famous astrologer, Charles Harvey wrote about the influence of the two planets converging: “These two planets used to be known, as the Great Chronocrators, or rulers of the ages. Their cycle can be considered the ground base of human development which marks the interaction between perception of ideas, potentialities, possibilities (Jupiter) and their manifestation in the concrete material world (Saturn).”
The two giants shall lend their powerful presents. Jupiter’s influence as limitless, enthusiastic, leaping forward energy while Saturn’s influence is described as conservative and stabilizing; a bit of a duality for us to balance out. As our beloved Shivani-ji has taught in her Satsangs and lectures on Yoga Ecology, nature will always seek out balance, and since we are all part of nature we will also know how to balance these two powerful energies. These energies are here to help us move forward into our destiny of working together to partner with each other, and the earth for the healing of all.
Just as in a forest, the larger trees send the nutrients to the smaller trees, so will humankind begin to use this profound energy from the stars and planets to heal and feed the weaker, undernourished parts of our our people and planet.
For more information on this beautiful new beginning, visit one of our favorite Astrologers, Roland Legrand as he describes what to expect during the last full moon in 2020.
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