This is another simple challenge but one with great depth and meaning. The spirit of which can be cumulative and far-reaching.
To invoke is to call earnestly for, to implore, to appeal. Far from a wish, it is a prayer. Not for a divinity but for a universe of people who need an invocation to empower them.
Send this message out to the world by chanting it silently. Use it at the end or beginning of each yoga practice so that it may purify your heart.
Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu
(Low-kaah Suh-muh-staah Soo-khee-no Bhuh-vuhn-tu)
May all beings everywhere be happy and free and may the thoughts, words and actions of my own life contribute in some way to that happiness and to that freedom for all.
Namaste friends – may you have a blessed New Year!