Awareness is the basis, or what you might call the ‘support’, of the mind.

IMG_0130Awareness is the basis, or what you might call the ‘support’, of the mind.

It is steady and unchanging, like the pole to which the flag of ordinary consciousness is attached.

When we recognize and become grounded in awareness, the ‘wind’ of emotion may still blow. But instead of being carried away by the wind, we turn our attention inward, watching the shifts and changes with the intention of becoming familiar with that aspect of consciousness that recognizes “Oh, this is what I’m feeling, this is what I’m thinking.”

As we do so, a bit of space opens up within us.

–Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche

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About Dawa

I am a student of Yoga, Ayurveda, and Dharma. My intention with this blog is to write down all that I have learned along the way, in hopes that you will also find something to be helpful on your path, should you happen to find me. Love & Light!
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