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Writer’s Theme: SERVICE – seva

December 1, 2015 - December 31, 2015

What does seva have to do with yoga?

“Seva” is a Sanskrit word meaning “selfless service” or work performed without any thought of reward or repayment. This month we will exploring all aspects of selfless service, tips to incorporate into your life, personal stories of service, how to use your yoga practice as a platform for service and much more.

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Quotes on seva/selfless service:

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. – Mahatma Ghandi

To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity. – Douglas Adams

No one has ever become poor by giving. – Anne Frank

Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love. – Martin Luther King

I slept and I dreamed that life is all joy. I woke and I saw that life is all service. I served and I saw that service is joy. – Kahil Gibran

Even after all this time, the Sun never says to the Earth, “You owe me.” Look what happens with love like that, it lights up the whole sky. – Hazif

Additional Reading on Seva & Yoga

Yoga Bhajan on Seva

Selfless Service and Service to Others


Darla Brown


December 1, 2015
December 31, 2015
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