This is another term for finding your heart’s desire. Finding yourSankalpa is a journey of trust and allowing.
How much of your life have you spent engaging with that energy? There are going to be many false starts. This is not to be judged as wrong or as failure or losing.
San, he says, refers to a connection with the highest truth. Sankalpa, then, is a vow and commitment we make to support our highest truth. “By definition, a sankalpa should honor the deeper meaning of our life. A sankalpa speaks to the larger arc of our lives, our dharma—our overriding purpose for being here. – From How to Create a Sankapala – Yoga International
View it as an adventure. View it as a magical mystery tour.
You think that your mind is going to give you the answer when your Sambalpa is a state within your heart’s connection to Source. How often have you felt this connection? Do you know how to recognise it?
This is not entirely your fault. You have been taught the superiority of logical thinking and the intellect.
René Descartes, a leading philosopher of the Enlightenment, declared “I think, therefore I am.” No one mentioned to him that he might have it the wrong way round. “I am, therefore I choose to think.”
Your Sambalpa is really thought through you.
You feel creative, inspired, uplifted. This is not to say that it is all easy. Very often your heart’s desire will ask you to become all you are created to become. You will have to put your head above the parapet. You will have to stop playing small.
You may find that you become more isolated. The choice is to follow or not follow your true heart’s desire. This will in all liklihood lead to a period of not knowing. The Western mind is not comfortable with this state. It is unflattering to the ego.