Day 25 – Sva Hridaya – Her own Heart

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Today I’m bursting with inspiration and barely feel contained within the boundaries of my body. One reason for this might be an insight and affirmation that came to me yesterday: I will always continue dancing no matter what. In other words, no matter what my professional satisfaction is or what the results are, I want to personally continue to have dance as an integral part of my life. This felt like a big shift for me, from confusion to clarity.

Hence, in my improv session today I felt calm. The main inspiration behind my movement was Sva Hridaya, two words from Jayadev Goswami’s poem Sa Virahe that I danced to on Day 17. Sva hridaya marmani = in the innermost part of her heart. Right next to this stood my thought that God is in our heart. Sometimes I feel soothed by his presence there, sometimes I feel empty and alone:

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