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Focus of the Month - March 2022

Ishvara Pranidhana ईश्वरप्रणिधान - Dedication

written by Marlene Schmitt

In the light of the heartbreaking events in the Ukraine, we are dedicating our practices, our efforts and outcomes in solidarity to the peace & freedom of all.

In past few days we have probably all asked ourselves: what can we do, to help people in need? What is meaningful support in this difficult time? Or how can we bring peace to this world?

And maybe you felt just like me paralyzed by it all, helplessly watching the violation of democracy and imagining the suffering of so many innocent people.

In a globalized, hypercomplex and highly interconnected world, it often seems like we are powerless. It feels like our actions are meaningless and make no difference to the world around us. Yet if we look closer we come to realize that our actions do matter and that we have an inherent power, as individuals and as a collective. If you feel the urge to step into action and help we listed where, how and with what you can help at the end of this article.

According to ancient yogic teachings each and every one of us has a unique place in the universe (Dharma