“To be grounded is to be connected to our emotional-electrical currents, to the waves of our needs and images and the rhythms of actions which comprise our physical-psychic processes: the rhythms of the human and the natural ground.” Stanley Keleman
It is considered by many to be our biological Third Eye, the "Seat of the Soul," the “Epicenter of Enlightenment”, and its sacred symbol throughout history, in cultures around the world, has been the Pinecone.
I recently met with my teacher for continuing education and when I asked him what he wanted me to focus on in my practice, he lead me right back to the Eight Limbs (Raja Yoga). We didn't discuss advanced Asana, the Bhagavad Gita or practice my Sanskrit. We talked about life and how focused I am on the Eight Limbs, applied to my life.