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Capricorn

Capricorn

Krodha – anger

«While contemplating the objects of the senses, a person develops attachment for them, and from such attachment lust develops, and from lust anger arises. From anger, complete delusion arises, and from delusion bewilderment of memory. When memory is bewildered, intelligence is lost, and when intelligence is lost one falls down again into the material pool» (Bhagavad-gītā, 2.63-64).

Krodha is considered one of man’s enemies. According to various texts of yoga culture and more generally of Hindu culture, krodha leads man to perdition, because it takes him into a mental chain of frustration and lack of lucidity.

It is a month of nervousness, Capricorn, perhaps because you still feel the weight of responsibility you would like to free yourself of and feeling eventually free and light. The risk is extreme irritability or arrogance to cover a disappointment or discouragement of the changes that you hope for and are struggling to reach. Remember that the period that opens now will last for the next twelve years, so it is so important to eradicate old structures from the deep and with real deep conviction.

IN PRACTICE  

Simha-āsana,  lion pose 

An excellent opportunity to vent repressed anger. Roar loudly when you exhale! Practice it at least three times a week.

Awareness exercise

According to the quote above anger is generated by desire. Whenever you get angry then, look for what desire is at the basis of your feeling. Observe that desire.

Mantra of the month

«Anger comes from desire».