While the uninitiated won’t realise it, the concept of practicing yoga is about far more than the poses and asanas. The music, atmosphere, and environment all play a crucial role. Yoga symbols certainly fall into that category of holding huge significance, which is why you should consider using them to enhance your spiritual practice and teachings.
Yoga symbols are sacred signs with very clear meanings. Here’s how they can be used to your benefit.
Why are yoga symbols used?
As a yoga teacher or student, you may or may not be embracing the spiritual aspect of practicing Yoga. Yoga means
Yoga symbols are steeped in ancient history and carry various meanings that are designed to help you reach a higher state of consciousness.
Yogis have used symbols to heighten their spiritual practice for hundreds of years. By adding the right symbols around your studio or practice space, you (and your students) can reach levels of higher consciousness too.
The hardest choice is to find the right symbols for your space.
Six yoga symbols you need to know
There are many different symbols out there, but some are more common than others. They each symbolise different teachings and meanings that can be used to boost your meditation and yoga practices. Let’s take a look at six of the most powerful.
Symbols are all around us in many walks of life, but this is especially true when handling the spiritual elements of yoga. Use those symbols wisely, and your quest for a heightened spiritual practice will see noticeable rewards.
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