Who are you?

  “Do you guess I have some intricate purpose? Well I have… for the April rain has, and the mica on the side of a rock has.” Mary Oliver

 Tittibāsana - firefly pose

Tittibāsana - firefly pose


“In a bee colony, when a bee dies another bee will have to transform to fill the hole of that bee’s job. “Am I who I am because the universe has a gap or void in this position?... is there a such thing as free will? Why do I make my decisions? If you act like you have free will, it makes you feel separate... it can be against society.... What are you willing to think about or not? [this is the teacher’s job (here, Manouso) to provoke you into questioning yourself and your conditioning—beliefs and behaviors] ... What am I supposed to be doing?” —Mr. Manouso Manos, excerpts from the philosophy talk March 4, 2018, Abode of Iyengar Yoga, Intensive