əˈhɪmsɑː/ noun 1. (in the Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain tradition) respect for all living things and avoidance of violence towards others. Ahimsa – this beautiful word, at the back of our minds, as yogis, what does it mean, in practical terms? Doing, thinking no harm, love in action. Working with people is not always easy.
Today, for the first time, three (of the 12) 14 year olds spontaneously and seriously burst into a unified Om, so loud and so surprising, I felt it in my whole body. I felt the stones and mortar of the venerable Catholic College tremor with surprise and judgment, but the kids were full of yoga