miércoles, 5 de agosto de 2015

Shambhala, personal development, social evolution, English Subtitles, translation: Marta Moreno, also: Deutsche, язык, Español.



The pressing need to find our own path in the universe comes from the vastness of the infinite space that is still in search of its own self.

Desde la inmensidad del espacio infinito que aún busca su propio yo, nos llega la imperiosa necesidad de encontrar nuestro camino universal.

Consequently, the best moment to get to know our inner universe is when we become aware of our insignificance.
 
Por ello en la conciencia de nuestra insignificancia está el mejor momento de conocer nuestro universo interno.

Dance and yoga follow the same pattern.

La danza y el yoga tienen un mismo patrón.
 
In Hindy mythology the harmony of the universe was reflected in the dance of Shiva.
 
La armonía en el universo estaba en la mitología india reflejada por la danza de Shiva.

The dance of Shiva sustains the harmony of the universe in a dynamic way, in terms of movemtnt. 

La danza de Shiva sostiene la armonía del universo de un modo dinámico, un modo de movimiento.

Shiva is the patron of yoga and dance.

Shiva es el patrón del yoga y de la danza.

Since the most remote times, when humans lived among nature, the source of all knowledge has necessarily been the study of our own self.

La fuente de todo conocimiento necesariamente ha de ser el estudio de uno mismo. Desde los tiempos primitivos, cuando el hombre vivía en mitad de la naturaleza.

This culture was born from the study of our own self. All knowledge, for instance the study of the healing power of plants or agriculture, has its origin in the contact of humans with nature and with their own nature.

Esa misma cultura nació a partir del estudio de sí. Todos los conocimientos, el estudio del poder curador de las plantas, la agricultura fue el contacto del ser humano con la Naturaleza y con su propia naturaleza. 

La gran pregunta es: ¿Qué es la Naturaleza y cuál es mi naturaleza?
 
The big question is: ‘What is nature and what is my own nature?’
 
Platón proponía que si los filósofos o sabios no pueden ser reyes, al menos que los reyes sean sabios.

Plato recommended that if the philosophers and wise men could not be kings, the kings, at least, should be wise.
 
El objetivo principal de la política habría de ser que los integrantes de una sociedad dispusieran de las condiciones para poder desarrollarse plenamente como personas.

Politics is primarily concerned with the development and flourishing of all members of society.

Karl Marx establecía como uno de los objetivos de su teoría política que las sociedades pudieran establecer las condiciones para un ocio creativo y artístico. 

Karl Marx established as one of the goals of his political theory the creation of the right conditions for the development of artistic and creative leisure in all societies.   

En una sociedad y en una economía y en una política no pueden olvidarse sino que han de fomentarse los valores éticos, creativos y espirituales de las personas que la integran.

In any society, economic or political system, the ethical, creative and spiritual values of its members must not be forgotten. What is more, they must be promoted.

Según el conocimiento de los antiguos, la naturaleza y el ser humano tienen los mismos elementos: la tierra, el aire y en mitad el fuego. 

According to ancient knowledge, both nature and humans have the same elements: Earth, Air, and Fire in between.
 
El equilibrio consiste en que cada elemento esté en su lugar. 
 
Balance is achieved when each element is in the right place.
 
 El yoga nos enseña que la posición física está en relación con la respiración, así como el tronco expandido y libre de tensiones. 

Yoga teaches that our physical position is related to our breathing, the expansion of our trunk and the lack of tension.

También sabemos que en los idiomas antiguos el núcleo más esencial y sutil de nuestro ser recibía nombres en relación con la respirción: en griego antiguo "psique" significa "aliento vital", la palabra latina "spiritus" significa en origen "respiración", así como la palabra sánscrita "atman" casi idéntica a la alemana "atmen" singifican también "respiración".

We also know that in the ancient languages, our most essential and subtle core received names related to the act of breathing: in Ancient Greek ‘psique’ meant ‘life breath’, the Latin term ‘spiritus’ originally meant ‘breathing’, and the Sanscrit word ‘atman’, almost identical to the German ‘atmen’, also meant ‘breathing’.

Siguiendo con el razonamiento, una respiración amplia, enérgica, fluida y libre, y la posición física cómodamente erguida que la procura, están en relación con nuestro equilibrio psíquico. 

Following this train of thought, deep, energetic, even, and unobstructed breathing and a comfortably straight physical position are directly related to our mental balance.
 
Los ejercicios yóguicos que potencian una posición física idónea para una buena respiración son principalmente aquellos que desarrollan el equilibrio, principalmente el equilibrio sobre la cabeza. 

The yoga exercises that promote the right physical position for good breathing are mainly those that develop balance, principally, balance on the head. 

Al presionar contra el suelo con la coronilla, luego en la posición habitual de pie o en la posición sentada, habremos aprendido a empujar el cielo con la coronilla. De modo que nuestra columna quedará erguida en equilibrio.

If we press the ground with the crown of our head, we will learn to push the sky in the same way in a standing or sitting position. Accordingly, our spine will be upright and in balance.

También colaboran en este sentido las torsiones o giros, que de modo dinámico yerguen la columna de modo parecido al giro de una peonza que crea equilibrio ascendente

The binds and twists also contribute to this goal, straightening the spine like a spinning top that creates an ascending type of balance.
 
Y también los arqueos, que generan espacio en la parte anterior del tórax, y estiran y relajan los intercostales y el diafragma, que son los principales músculos que mueven la respiración.

We must also mention the backbends, which generate space in the upper chest, and stretch and relax the intercostal muscles and the diaphragm, which are the main muscles that move our breathing.

Una postura relajada y cómodamente erguida, además de permitir y potenciar una mejor respiración, crea un eje vertical de equilibrio, que armoniza nuestra alma desiderativa, el abdomen, con el corazón sede de la voluntad y la valentía, y arriba la cabeza que simboliza nuestro intelecto según el concepto clásico de la ubicación de las partes del alma en el cuerpo en el alma que ya estableciera Platón.

A relaxed and comfortably straight position, apart from allowing and encouraging a better type of breathing, creates a vertical axe of balance that coordinates our appetitive soul, located in the abdomen, our will and courage, located in the heart, and our intellect, located in the head, according to the Platonic division of the  soul.

Aristóteles sostenía que las formas de manifestarse nuestro cuerpo cuerpo constituyen su alma.
La atención y la concentración sobre las posiciones que el cuerpo adopta y su respiración es el espejo donde la mente se contempla. El espejo mágico que le permite acceder a sus tesoros interiores: sus cualidades, sus virtudes.

Aristotle claimed that the different ways in which our body manifests itself constitute its soul. The focus and concentration on the positions that our body adopts and our breathing is like a mirror that reflects our minds. 

Desde antiguo el reino mítico de Shambhala es la referencia, el horizonte de una sociedad evolucionada gracias al desarrollo personal de sus ciudadanos. 
 
Since the most ancient times, the mythical kingdom of Shambhala is the reference for any advanced society thanks to the personal development of its citizens.

El gobernante de Shambhala ante todo tenía como objetivo principal alcanzar el nivel óptimo de la sociedad a través de la cultura y el conocimiento individual.

The governor of Shambhala had as his main goal the achievement of the best level of his society thorough culture developement and self knowledge.
Es muy importante tener presente en la sociedad moderna que las personas además de tener o hacer, también necesitan ser.

It is very important to bear in mind that in a modern society people need not only to have or do, but also to be.



sábado, 25 de julio de 2015

"Mother's Blessing" - "La bendición de tu madre". Spanish / English song. Snatam Kaur


Dedicated to Saskia, Carolina, Ruth and their beautiful families and to all the yoginis-mothers:

http://www.spiritvoyage.com/blog/index.php/snatam-kaurs-spanish-offering-mothers-blessing-la-bendicion-de-tu-madre/

Karan: What inspired you to record this particular track?

Snatam: During my pregnancy, I was reciting the words to this shabd 11 times per day to pray for the baby in my womb, and I was really inspired to hear it with other mothers. I wanted to share the experience I had with this shabd. While I was pregnant, every day people would ask me things like if I had gotten a stroller yet, or a crib, or if my nursery was set up yet. People were always asking me if I had gotten all of the physical things I needed. But I’m just not a planner or a “things” person – I don’t really relate to “stuff”. To me, the most important thing was that I connected with my child energetically, so I was reciting the shabd in English and Gurmukhi and started getting deeper into the meaning of it, and it really inspired me. It says “May your clothing be the protection of God and your food be the singing of God’s praise .” It really helped me prioritize and relax about the material things, and I really felt like the right thing to do was to pray for the soul of the baby coming in. As a mom, I realized that would be my most important job. After reciting just the words for a while, I sat down one day and came up with the tune we used in this piece and I knew I wanted to record it.

Karan: Why did you decide to translate it into Spanish?

Snatam: I had been really wanting to sing something in Spanish for a while, and the tune I wrote for this piece inspired me to find out the Spanish lyrics. My friend translated it in such a beautiful way, and the words ended up fitting so beautifully with the tune, I knew it was meant to be. Over the years, I have received so much love, so many e-mails and letters from Spanish speakers and I wanted to give a gift to them and that’s how it all came about.


So, here are the words from the shabd in both English and Spanish:

Track 4: Mother’s Blessing – La Bendición De Tu Madre
Words of Bibi Bani, wife of Guru Ram Das the Fourth Guru of the Sikhs

Retoño mio, esta es la bendición de tu madre.
Oh my child this is your mother’s blessing.

Nunca olvides a Dios, ni un momento
May you never forget God, even for a moment

Adorando, por siempre, al Señor del Universo
Worshipping forever the Lord of the universe.

Recordando a Dios, todos los errores son purificados.
Remembering God, all mistakes are washed away.

Y todos nuestros ancestros son acogidos y salvados.
And one’s ancestors are redeemed and saved.

Siempre canta el nombre de Dios, Har Har
Always chant God’s Name, Har Har

Dios esta en tu interior, Dios es infinito.
God is inside you, God is Infinite.

Que el Verdadero Guru te sea amable
May the True Guru be kind to you

Que ames estar en compañía de santos.
May you love to be with the Saints.

Que tu prenda de vestir sea la protección de Dios
May your clothing be the protection of God

Que tu sustento sea el canto de la alabanza de Dios.
May your food be the singing of God’s Praise.

Bebe el néctar del nombre de Dios, y vive una larga vida
Drink the nectar of God’s Name and live long

Que la meditación en Dios te traiga dicha incesante
May meditation on God bring you endless bliss.

Que el amor sea tuyo propio y tus deseos se cumplan
May love be yours and your hopes fulfilled

Que la preocupación nunca te consuma.
May you never be worn by worry.

Haz de tu mente el abejorro
Let this mind of yours be the bumble bee

Y que los pies de loto de Dios sean la flor.
And let the Lotus Feet of God be the flower.

Oh sirviente Nanak, ata tu mente de esta manera
Oh Servant Nanak, link your mind in this way

Como el gavilán encuentra la gota de lluvia, y prospera.
Like the sparrow hawk finding a raindrop, blossom forth.

domingo, 12 de julio de 2015

The colour of hope (Color Esperanza, English lyrics), it’s better to get lost than never having boarded. Do Yoga, Be happy



Spanish   /   English

Color Esperanza  /   The colour of hope

Se que hay en tus ojos con solo mirar
que estas cansado de andar y de andar
y caminar, girando siempre en un lugar

I know what’s in your eyes with just looking at you
(I know) you’re tired of walking and walking
and walking, always in circles in the same place
Se que las ventanas se pueden abrir
cambiar el aire depende de ti
te ayudará, vale la pena una vez mas

I know that windows can be opened
to change the atmosphere depends on you
it’ll help you, it’s worth it once more
Saber que se puede, querer que se pueda
Quitarse los miedos, sacarlos afuera
pintarse la cara color esperanza
tentar al futuro con el corazón

To know it’s possible, to want it to happen
to get rid of our fears, to expel them
to paint our faces with the colour of hope
to tempt the future with our hearts
Es mejor perderse que nunca embarcar
mejor tentarse a dejar de intentar
aunque ya ves que no es tan facil empezar
Se que lo imposible se puede lograr
que la tristeza algun día se irá
y asi será, la vida cambia y cambiará

It’s better to get lost than never having boarded
better to fall in temptation than giving up trying
even though you see it’s not that easy to start
I know that impossible can be achieved
that sadness will go one day
and it’ll be like that, life will change and change
Sentirás que el alma vuela
por cantar una vez mas

You’ll feel your soul flying
for singing one more time
Saber que se puede querer que se pueda
quitarse los miedos, sacarlos afuera
pintarse la cara color esperanza
tentar al futuro con el corazón

To know it’s possible, to want it to happen
to get rid of our fears, to expel them
to paint our faces with the colour of hope
to tempt the future with our hearts
Saber que se puede querer que se pueda
quitarse los miedos, sacarlos afuera
pintarse la cara color esperanza
tentar al futuro con el corazón

To know it’s possible, to want it to happen
to get rid of our fears, to expel them
to paint our faces with the colour of hope
to tempt the future with our hearts
Vale más poder brillar
que solo buscar ver el sol
It’s better being able to shine
than just trying to look at the sun

Pintarse la cara color esperanza
tentar al futuro con el corazón

To paint our faces with the colour of hope
to tempt the future with our hearts
Saber que se puede...
Querer que se pueda...
Pintarse la cara color esperanza
tentar al futuro con el corazón

To know it’s possible
to want it to happen
to paint our faces with the colour of hope
to tempt the future with our hearts

miércoles, 8 de julio de 2015

3 tips how to reduce muscle soreness after Yoga


Hi there,

Last Monday we had another yoga class and this was a powerful and dynamic experience, with lots of different postures to get strong and flexible in body and mind.

You may experience you have used your muscles like you haven´t before ;)

3 tips how to reduce muscle soreness after Yoga:

- 5 minutes morning stretch: stretching the legs, side bodies and arms. Circle neck and shoulders. Do this just before taking a shower when you are brushing your teeth.

- Drink 2 liters of water throughout the whole day. Try water with squeezed lemon or with mint leaves. Or even coconut water will do.

- Keep moving. Walk as much a possible or take a dive into the sea after work. Circulation is the body´s mechanism for transporting healing factors to the parts that need it most.

Finally, know that a little soreness is GOOD! It often means you’ve used a muscle in a way it hasn’t been engaged in a while, or that you’ve played at the edge of your capacity.

See you Wednesday or Monday at 20:15 hours at Calle de Moreno Monroy 5 3rd floor, Malaga centre!

New students are more than welcome to join the class!

martes, 7 de julio de 2015

Yoga props rentals, Andalusia



Yoga props rentals

The chairs are suitable for Yoga practice.
The wooden blocks are suitable for handling and use.
Foam blocks with an appropriate density.

Others yoga props and facilities are available upon request.

(We also have a multilingual team of teachers for your yoga courses, meditation and health retreats)

info@iayoga.org

viernes, 3 de julio de 2015

AYURVEDIC MASSAGE IN MARBELLA


Isa Martinez is a SPANISH/ ENGLISH/ GERMAN SPEAKING AYURVEDIC THERAPIST based in Malaga City, and yoga teacher at Yogasala Malaga.

Once a month she will be in Urbanización La Virginia (Marbella) offering Ayurvedic treatment and massage. Ayurveda, the traditional Vedic science, is used to treat a great number of conditions including fatigue, anxiety disorders, depression, insomnia, digestive, blood circulation and breathing problems, muscle and joint pain. It also helps balance your body, mind, and spirit.


For more info and bookings please contact 
Isa Martinez, Ayurvedic therapist and Yoga teacher.

Tlf: +34 722 307 196
Mail: costadelsolsurya@gmail.com

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