Bīja: Planting The Seed

Four years ago, Jeanna and I decided to plant the seed that 9 months later would become Lotus Blossom Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training. (What an auspicious gestation period!)

The Sanskrit word bīja translates, literally, as “seed,” and metaphorically it represents the origin of things. The term bīja is also used to describe seed syllables such as AUM (ૐ), a seed mantra representing the connection between creation, preservation and destruction -- the three phases of life. AUM is often believed to be the sound of creation.

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