“Surya Namaskar kijiye, ” my yoga guru tells me with all calmness.
He has no clue about the turmoil within me.
“Aap hamesha karwate hain, kabhi routine change bhi kar diya karen.” I reply, a trifle petulantly, ruing the repetitive nature of the yoga postures.
He explains to me patiently, the postures are the same, what you bring to it changes everyday.
Routine makes you realise what is going on inside you. Today, if you are impatient, the first thing that will change is your sincerity to your task. Be aware of that.
By changing your routine constantly you are looking for easy excitement whereas by sticking to a routine that you have done a hundred times, you are bringing a new concentration to what your mind thinks it knows by heart…. And therein will lie your true growth, concentration, equilibrium, stability and patience.
Every day is new, you are new with every day, don’t take that so lightly.
“Ab Surya Namaskar kijiye….”