Day 74 of 365:
man·tra (măn′trə, mŭn′-)
(originally in Hinduism and Buddhism) a word or sound repeated to aid concentration in meditation.
a Vedic hymn.
a statement or slogan repeated frequently.
Setting intentions and repeating a mantra is one of my favourite things about practicing yoga. This serves as an anchor, giving guidance and direction to the mind as your body floats through the asanas or when sitting in stillness during meditation.
Lately I find myself repeating mantras and setting intentions for myself when I am off my yoga mat as well. It helps me stay rooted and on track with all this writing I insist upon doing.
I thought, why not make Monday meaningful by setting an intention, giving myself motivation and inspiration to follow through out my day each week? Why not share it here and maybe motive someone else too?
To me, Monday is like hitting the “play” button – the gears and cogs get to work, turning and setting the pace for the next five days.
So I give you Motive Me Monday – where by I post an inspirational quote or a “mantra” that sets the tone for the week….