Prana is life’s force or energy. Pranayama is willful changing of one’s energy, often through the breath, using variations of inhalation, exhalation, and holding the breath. — Ginny Wholley Read Hinduism: Weekly Summary
“Yield and overcome, and you cannot be broken. . . . Bend and be straight.” Wisdom is as wisdom does. Awakening oneself awakens the whole world. — Surya Das Read The Way of All Things
The Buddha—meaning “the one who is awake”—saw life the way it really is, free from all projections, all distortions, all delusions, all belief systems. — James Finley Read The Buddha
For the Buddha, the ability to see reality as it really is, free of all concepts that distort it, was also the extinction of suffering. — Richard Rohr Read The Four Noble Truths
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