Tamas: Darkness

The final guna, tamas, is a real shit, though necessary in appropriate amounts and contexts. The three gunas (sattva, rajas, and tamas) are those subtle energy fields of the mind that we have been discussing. The gunas are in a constant interaction and flux with both our outer and inner environments. Awareness of the gunas…

Rajas Means PASSION!

β€œThere is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” -Nelson Mandela Let’s keep these gunas going! Ayurveda tells us that the three gunas (sattva, rajas, and tamas) are subtle energy fields of the mind. These energy fields are…

Sattva: The Happy Guna

You know that feeling that washes over you during savasana after a great yoga class? Or when you are working on something that puts you in flow? How about when you finally get the house to yourself for an hour? That’s all sattva. Sattva is the peaceful, creative influence inside of us, and all around…