Updated: Aug 5, 2021
Yoga and Ayurveda place great value on the five elements as a tool to navigate both our inner and outer landscape. These five elements are easily discovered in the physical body, they are displayed in the breath, and they influence the mind. Our understanding of the five elements and how they show up in our lives is of immeasurable value and is a depth that is often missing in modern yoga.
In Sanskrit, the five great elements are referred to as the Pancha Maha Bhūta's. They are potent and pivotal in our yogic journey and inner transformation. They provide us with a simple framework with which to navigate the mind so that we can reframe our perception in a serving w