Seva (pronounced say-va) is a Sanskrit word for service.

Seva is the spiritual practice of selfless service and the desire to uplift and assist people, giving help and compassion to others with no thought of what is to gain or what is to be lost by doing so. The practice of seva becomes a path to self-realization, which is the essence of yoga.

Practice seva. Give back to others without the expectation of any reward or acknowledgment.

If you make any kind of profit from yoga, the practice of seva is to be performed, and The Daily Downward Dog is committed to providing community service and giving back a proceed of any profits made from this Web site.

Here are two organizations that The Daily Downward Dog supports:

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Street Yoga

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  1. Christa

    I guess this is what I’m trying to do at Giggle On…and I’m ashamed to say as a yogi I didn’t know there was a term for it. (DOH!)

    Seva *contemplative thought*

    Your blog ROCKS girl. Hugs from chilly Delaware. 😀

  2. Nicole

    Great blog! I am glad I stumbled across it!

  3. Michelle

    I found your blog and really like it. Thank you for sharing your thoughts!

  4. Health Vibed

    Really nice site on meditation and your own personal approach Seva, thanks for sharing your wisdom.

    Do you do any retreats abroad?




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