When you feel hurt, do you recoil? Retreat into silence? Decide that the friend who appeared to hurt you was never really a friend after all?
I am exploring the idea that in this context, silence is violence, and I know for sure there is another way.
Connection, empathy, and forgiveness are always possible, if we can have the courage to talk it out.
“Ahimsa” (non-violence) is the first prerequisite for yoga… We work hard in our yoga practice to create space. Space in the joints, space between the breaths…
What do you think of the idea that the space between action and reaction is another true measure of the integration of yoga and nonviolence?