September 2014: Fierceness



Welcome to the September 2014 edition of Parvati Magazine

The word “fierceness” may conjure images of aggression, even violence. But from a spiritual perspective, fierceness can sit alongside us during our meditation practice, as we find fierce, single-pointed focus even when our mind creatively attempts to pull us from this moment. Being fierce along the path means finding profound courage and compassion to overcome habitual patterns and situations that eclipse our true magnificence. Fierceness inspires us to face rather than run from life’s challenges.

Fierceness is not about attacking or closing our hearts to this moment. Rather, it is a luminous sword that is non-attached and vividly discerning. It rises through our spine when we are rooted, vital and expansive and adamantly insisting that our true nature rests exclusively in I AM. Its open-heartedness simultaneously cuts through any trickiness that would move us away from what we know is in our highest good, and the highest good of all.

May this month's articles inspire you to find fierce presence in your life.

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Positive Possibilities

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Positive Possibilities: From Dark Drama to Fierce Discernment, by Parvati Devi

Bill can be a bit of a drama queen. He is sensitive and can easily lose his sense of self with others, should someone say something that may trigger him

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Community

BUSINESS lion

Business: Lead Like a Lion, by Rishi Deva

The thing about business is that you are always tested about knowing yourself, knowing your own inherent value, learning to not take things personally, to see our set backs and

August 18, 2014
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Wellness

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Yoga: The Volcano Goddess In Me, by Deborah Peniuk

I started out a lusty baby full of life, or at least that is what my mother says. I went straight from bum shuffles to walking, from wetting my pants

August 19, 2014
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Arts and Culture

FILM Cuban Fury

Film: Cuban Fury, by Pranada Devi

If you’re looking for the edgy humor of “Shaun of the Dead” in Nick Frost’s recent appearance “Cuban Fury”, you won’t find it. Cuban Fury is a little gentler and

August 19, 2014
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BOOKS cutting thru spiritual materialism
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