Day 133 – Rolf has a saying for the end of his class, which I love: “We show up, burn brightly, live passionately, hold nothing back, and when the moment is over, when our work is done, we step back and let go.” He asks us the two things in our heart and practice them as one.
What two things? Rolf explains that “in yogic wisdom, the one thing comes to us as two, and we must learn to accommodate pairs of opposites: desire and aversion, love and hate, man and woman, simplicity and paradox. In the purusartha, we ar presented with two things–commited action and nonattachment–that we enact as one.” He continues to explain how all the passion we bring to the work (dharma and artha) is for naught without moksa.
Today’s reading is on moska, or “the state of nonattachment, the releasing of the frutis of our actions, our efforts, our hopes and our dreams.” In our practice, it is the action of letting go. Rolf writes: “We do our duty, live abundantly, express gratitude, and let go.” Seems pretty simple, doesn’t it?