Glossary

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LOKAH: {Sanskrit} Location, realm, all universes existing now.

Key word in the popular Sanskrit prayer, Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu: May all beings everywhere be happy and free and may the thoughts, words and actions of my own life in some way contribute to that happiness and that freedom for all.

SANTOSHA: {Sanskrit} Contentment. The second of the Niyamas (observances) in Patanjali's Eight Limbs of  Yoga and a key component on the path to self-realization. Santosha asks us to cultivate an acceptance for what is, as well as acceptance and love for ourselves, just as we are.

ROSE QUARTZ: A pink-colored crystal known as the love stone. It has metaphysical properties that aid in the giving and receiving of unconditional love, joy, peace and acceptance. Associated with the root and heart chakras.

SELENITE: A beautiful, pearly white crystal. It has metaphysical properties that help quiet the mind, give mental clarity and spark inspiration. Associated with the crown chakra.

ONYX: A crystal, most commonly found in black, whose metaphysical properties provide protection, strength and grounding. Associated with the root chakra.