What does it mean to take the path of conscious masculinity? The modern times we live in certainly do not help men and masculinity. Modern men almost always lack masculine models to inspire them; they often struggle to take that inner step from boy to man and remain internally immature, unable to look within, to navigate the complex world of human emotions. Armor is often built to compensate for this, preventing deep and fulfilling human relationships. All that remains is work or rampant consumerism in the thousands of commitments of a hectic life.
The system of chakras and their related elements has in some way become iconic of yoga itself.
In fact, the system of five elements – Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Ether – isn’t unique to yoga. You can find the same five elements or something similar in Tibetan Buddhism, Daoism, Native American shamanic traditions, European alchemy and many other cultures.
In recent years we have witnessed a “boom” of Yoga around the world. If once it was necessary to go to India on the banks of the river Ganges to find a teacher and learn the discipline, nowadays intensive yoga and training courses for teachers are found in almost all latitudes of the planet. But has the quality of the…