Dhairya – courage
«The following six bring speedy success: Courage, daring, perseverance, discriminative knowledge, faith, aloofness from company» (Hathayoga-pradīpikā, I.16).
At the end of the month, your great ally of the year, Jupiter, returns and hopes and optimism will flourish again. But first July puts you to the test. You can not relax, commitments are pressing and events precipitate. Take the courage to take on all the responsibilities of the moment, Jupiter will take care of making them bloom in the future!
Chaturangadanda-āsana, stick on four points pose
Feel strong, strong arms make you feel that you can take action to get what you want.
Reread the quoted verse every day. Check if every day you cultivate Courage, daring, perseverance, discriminative knowledge, faith. Don’t abandon company though! It is precisely in public that you will have to implement those qualities!
Mantra of the month
«I have the courage of a hatha-yogin».