CARDS PRINTS ABOUT THE DECK ABOUT THE CREATORS CONTACT SHOPPING CART

 

       

PASSIONS
   Joy
   Despair
   Defiance
   Fear
   Serenity

PLACES
   The Storm
   The Precipice
   The Stage

PARTNERS
   The Trickster
   The Stranger
   The Lovers
   The Elders
   The Innocent
   The Seer
   The Beast

PASSAGES
   Communion
   Harmony
   Humor
   Abandon
   Unity


    S E R E N I T Y 

Poised between extremes, the dancer hovers in a tranquil place of balance – temporary, perhaps, but currently at peace. Movement, for the moment, has become stillness, the fifth of Gabrielle Roth’s five rhythms that guide our lives.

Harmonizing with the sublime source of the universe – the First Sound, Om – this passion is actually a LACK of passions. In place of thorny and tumultuous emotions, the dancer has attained serenity. Yet serenity is almost always fleeting in this life. The pace of movement and transition inevitably unbalances that sense of calm. Moving with perfect tranquility seems impossible in this life, and while a seeker might find Nirvana someday, that precious state is a far cry from earthly life. Besides, we are tumultuous creatures by nature, sliding from extremity to balance and then back into motion again. Even the most skillful practitioners of yoga and other disciplines have their bad days… and the ones who do not appear to do so are often putting up a front. Serenity, then, is the balance between human experiences, flowing through a sense of gracious acceptance.

 

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