For as long as I can remember, I have loved spring. It is a joyful season. Nature’s regeneration ignites our faith and happiness; with the buds bursting and birds singing our hearts organically bloom open. Optimism flows more effortlessly.
However, while we may more easily find joy or gratitude in longer days of light, yogis believe that this ‘contentment’ is an inside job. From the earliest days, the Maitri Upanishad taught: “As is one’s thought, so one becomes. That is an eternal mystery.”