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The Yoga of Patanjali – An Intro to Meditation

The Yoga of Patanjali – an Introduction to Meditation The great Sage Patanjali of Ancient India is accredited with codifying the practice and technique of Yoga. The definition in which Patanjali uses when defining Yoga is the ability to direct the mind in a chosen direction. He uses the word yoga to describe what we call, meditation. Patanjali’s Yoga is, in fact, the Yoga of meditation. By following his guidelines, we can all bring ourselves into this space of peace…

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Ha! Frustration

If you have fear of some pain or suffering, you should examine whether there is anything you can do about it. If you can, there is no need to worry about it; if you cannot do anything, then there is also no need to worry. Dalai Lama Sitting with an emotion sheds light onto the truth of the experience In preparation for my travels to India I sat down in front of my computer with fearless determination to transfer all…

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Revisiting India — Spreading My Wings

“Calmness of mind does not mean you should stop your activity. Real calmness should be found in activity itself. We say, “It is easy to have calmness in inactivity, it is hard to have calmness in activity, but calmness in activity is true calmness.” Shunryu Suzuki This quote tells it all . . . . Chapter Three Branching Out of R.A Puram Today started off perfect. I woke up early, did my practice and meditated. It felt so good to…

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Looking Up Hill

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. Jawaharial Nehru On the Friday following Thanksgiving, my girlfriend and I decided to go on a hike as a way to escape the crowds of consumers that would flooding the city streets for the biggest and best holiday deals. This is definitely one of the pitfalls of…

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Meditation Immersion with Henry Shukman

Meditation Immersion with Henry Shukman January 9th and 10th Saturday and Sunday 11.00-5.00 The benefits of meditation are widely known today. Even more than the mental and physical well-being it offers, it can help us face the great questions of a lifetime – who am I? what is this life? what should I do? Yet none of these fruits are available unless we set up a regular daily meditation and stick to it – and it turns out, that is…

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