Art for Your Yoga Studio or Room. Aside for adding a decorative element to your yoga space, the art you choose could also set a signal of what energy you want your space to bring. Install a Ganesha painting to bring the energy of infinite wisdom, for example. But let’s be real, we also want an attractive space for our practice and that of our guests. Below we show examples of Photo Paint Palettes that might work in your sacred space.
All art shown here are available from Mywholewall.
Before mounting any objects on your wall, determine if it will interfere with any inversions or support during practice.
When we balance, we align our body’s center of gravity with the earth’s gravitational field. Quite literally, we place ourselves in physical equilibrium with a fundamental force of nature. But we can’t achieve this harmony by remaining absolutely still. Instead, we must refresh our balance moment after moment. The sustained effort to center and recenter, when successful, brings not only our flesh and bones into balance but also our nerve impulses, thoughts, emotions, and very consciousness. Hence, we feel calm. Equilibrium brings equanimity.
lotus flower, has a wealth of meaning and history behind it. The lotus flower blooms on the surface of water with its roots deep in the mud – a symbol of light and emergence from darkness. In Buddhism, the lotus blossom represents the heart opening.Buddhists compare the opening of the lotus flower petals to the unfolding of what is divine within you. It is a perfect reflection of new beginnings, purity and enlightenment. A closed bloom is the heart with its infinite potential for enlightenment, waiting to unfold.
In eastern spiritual practices, mandalas may be used for focusing attention of practitioners and adepts, as a spiritual guidance tool, for establishing a sacred space and as an aid to meditation and trance induction.
The Buddha taught the famous “Four Noble Truths” and “Eightfold Path,” which allows people to achieve enlightenment. Enlightenment (nirvana, awakening, realization, satori) is the cessation of suffering, freedom from conditioned existence (samsara).
Movement in stillness and stillness in movement, undisturbed by the illusion of time. Chaos abounds. Even in the temple the faithful move about frantically asking favors of the one whose gaze has turned inward.
Ga’ symbolizes Buddhi (intellect) and ‘Na’ symbolizes Vijnana (wisdom). Ganesha is thus considered the master of intellect and wisdom. He is depicted as a big-bellied, yellow or red god with four arms and the head of a one-tusked elephant, riding on, or attended to by, a mouse.