I could not sleep. I meditated. I prayed. I practiced my asanas and pranayama. It was then that I realized that the SUN was calling me, asking me to greet him this morning of mornings, the Summer Solstice...
sun king and mother earth
wedding of heaven and earth
dance around the fire
be cleansed and purified
sing with joy
remove unwanted things…unwanted obstacles
cleanse and purify with the rays of fire
manifest heart’s desire
sun and earth
male and female
primal creative forces
god and goddess
powers of union of god and goddess
With praying hands I face the sun, feeling love and joy in my heart. I stretch up my hands and let the sun fill me with warmth. I bow before the sun’s radiance and place my face to the ground with humble respect. I lift my face to the sun and then remember, to achieve such heights, I must be as the dust of the earth. I stretch up towards its light trying to reach the greatest heights and again surrender. I stand tall as I remember the true sun is within me...