Taurus

Samah – equality  «One who makes no distinction between friend and foe, honour and dishonour, knowing Brahman to be full in itself (all pervading), becomes supremely happy» (Vijñāna Bhairava Tantra, …

Leo

Pravara – the Superior « The ushtra (camel) type of listener leaves off the sweet things and takes delight in the opposite ones like the camel which grazes the (bitter) …

Virgo

Vāsanā – mental imprints «Abandonment of all latent tendencies is said to be the best (i.e. real) liberation by the wise; that is also the faultless method (of attaining liberation)» …

Libra

Alasa – lazy   «And whoever always acts against the precepts of the Scriptures, materialistic, obstinate, crafty and able to insult, lazy, always sad and alway procrastinating, is under the …

Scorpio

Udghāta – unlock  «(Udghāta is) the wind’s striking the head when it has been propelled upwards from its source in the navel » (Rājamārtanda – Patanjali-Yogasutra-Bhashya).. The udghāta in the …

Capricorn

Aklesha – freedom from problems «Ignorance, I-am-ness, attraction, aversion, and desire for continuity are the afflictions»  (Yoga-sūtra, 2.3). The great afflictions, klesha, represent an essential condition of human existence. Aware …

Aquarius

Prabhriti – since  «(Srī Nārada said) Henceforth, certainly I will always remain at this place, regardless of the negligent, scornful curses of Dakṣa and others» (Brihad-bhagavatamrita, 1.4.14). Prabhirti is a …