5 layers of self – vijanamaya kosha

Now we’re exploring the fourth level and second largest kosha or layer of self – vijanamaya kosha. The fourth kosha is where we go a little deeper into the subconscious mind with meditation and begin to transcend the ego, where one is said to be resting within oneself. What’s beyond the ego you might wonder? Once you have moved beyond the… Read more →

5 layers of self – manomaya kosha

We’re going bigger and exploring a deeper level when it comes to the third layer of self – manomaya kosha.   The third kosha (the doll in the middle), is all about the mind. The mind consists of three levels; conscious, subconscious and unconscious. This kosha also contains the intellect and ego. If you’re like many people you may have noticed that your… Read more →

5 layers of self – pranamaya kosha

After annamaya kosha comes the second layer of self – pranamaya kosha.   The second kosha (second smallest doll), is the pranic or energetic body – pranamaya kosha. Prana or life force energy can be received from various sources; from food, water, sunlight, breathing, meditation and even our ancestors. I’ve noticed that the more pranayama I practice, the lighter I feel. If I’m feeling… Read more →

5 layers of self – annamaya kosha

I recently completed a week long course on my teacher’s version of yogic anatomy. I wasn’t learning about all the muscles and bones in my body, but instead it was an exploratory and experiential course on the 5 koshas (or layers) of self. We’re also made up of 5 elements; earth, water, fire, air, and ether. It reminds me of the… Read more →


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Month of Meditation

Kick start your practice with a month of meditation!  I invite you to join me from the comfort of your own home for a daily meditation. I’ve released 3 guided meditations below which will take you through the month where you may follow along with the audio recordings. You can start at any time. We’ll ease into it by sitting for 5 minutes a… Read more →