See previous article on The Panchmahabhutas, The 5 Great Elements.
If we go against these rhythms we often quite quickly come to states of mental or physical disturbance. When we give ourselves time and space to listen and absorb nature we are also refining our ability to listen to our own natural rhythms.
Prajnaparadha is a Sanskrit word that literally means ‘an offence against wisdom.’ The wisdom that deep down we truly know what is good for us. And when we go against it, it is prajnaparadha an offence against our own innate natural wisdom.
Tides of the ocean, cycles of the moon, the dusk and dawn hold the secrets to our own well being if we listen hard enough!
Ayurvedic routine advises practical ways to implement harmony with the natural cycles throughout your day, which we will explore in the next blog posts.