“Alive Forever” is a song written and performed in this beautiful short film by internationally-renowned yoga teacher & icon Wai Lana. Set in scenes from big city parks to ocean beaches and cherry tree orchards, people of all ages from all walks of life grapple with the sadness and fear of growing old. “Alive Forever” shares the ancient yoga wisdom expressed as “Aham Brahmasmi”—I am the eternal spiritual being, I am not my body, and I will not die when my body dies. This sweet and inspiring short film and the lovely “Alive Forever” warms the heart in its simple message that has the power to free us all from the fear of aging. As Wai Lana sings, we can all be peaceful and happy knowing that we need not be afraid of getting old, as the true self is ever-youthful and ever-lasting.
ALIVE FOREVER By Wai Lana
Looking in the mirror every day I frown I stress and I worry Oh time you have no mercy You wilt my body, you sadden my heart
Nothing can make me young again More wrinkles lining my face Hair turning grey But the soul remains un-changed
Aham Brahmasmi Aham Brahmasmi Aham Brahmasmi
Don’t be afraid of getting old The true self is ever youthful And everlasting
Knowing I am not the body I am at ease Praise for my looks I do not need
Living my life with true meaning Knowing that I am spirit soul I glide through life with inner peace In time my body will cease to be
Mother earth herself will also age There is no cause for worry Eternal we hold pure love in our hearts
So happy to know life has no end Calm is my mind and at peace My Lords love shines everywhere Alive forever I the soul will be
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