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mylene-dressler's picture
Jan.22.2012
      I want to remember this, and so I write it down. Ted spoke today.  Ted doesn't often speak, but when he does, I listen.  Ted is eighty-seven years old, a former chemistry professor--he and I have taught in the same classrooms--and an emigre who as a young...
sumathi-mohan's picture
Jan.22.2012
Has meloncholy plagued you of late and you are unable to pinpoint what exactly that worries you, then the best thing to do is sleep over the problem. Arise with the Sun and sit in Sukhasan (squat on the ground on a mat) and surrender your self to the Almighty to experience his wonder. That is...
michael-seidel's picture
Jan.19.2012
I'm a finger food guy. I like sandwiches, fruit and nuts, things I can pick up and shove into my mouth without eliciting stares because I'm expected to use my hands.  In a way, I think that my choice of finger food is a reflection that I like simple things. Not quite true; I enjoy complexities...
sumathi-mohan's picture
Jan.17.2012
Bizarre one may say, when one looses touch with one's own identity even momentarily. Imagine then how it would be when one is lost in a lost world searching for self. To begin with the beginning of events in the spiritual path would perhaps throw some light on the apprehension that I went through...
jacqueline-mitchell's picture
Jan.15.2012
Hmm about time I got you lot doing something positive for you, I have decided. Having said that it's as much for me as well, because every time you do a meditation for the planet, you give back some of the lovely energy that our special planet has given to you! and the Universe smiles in delight!...
pavel-somov's picture
Jan.04.2012
Zen Master Hakuin once wrote: "Even those who have sat zazen only once will see all karma erased." How can this be, you ask. Indeed, how can just one moment of nonduality erase all karma? I don't really know but here's what I think: "A moment of mindful presence breaks up the flow of...
leslie-davenport's picture
Jan.02.2012
Designated as our chance at new beginnings, Jan. 1 invites a fresh start, a time to release worn out patterns and commit to shaping our lives with bright intentions. But life itself is a fluttering series of Jan. 1s. Consider that this moment, right now, has never been experienced before and...
susan-morales's picture
Jan.02.2012
We all know habits are hard to change, but each year it's a tradition on Jan. 1 to try to do something differently. Our intentions are heartfelt. We've thought through what we want. We're motivated by our suffering or our desire to be better in some way. At the fitness studio my husband and I...
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Dec.18.2011
What's a Mantra? It's a word more common in the east, referring to any word word or phrase repeated as an incantation or prayer. Actually, it is made up of two words, "man" meaning "mind" and "tra" meaning "instrument." So a mantra is an "instrument of the mind." It is unfortunate that many...
leza-lowitz's picture
Dec.15.2011
  If you're like me, you make a new year's resolution and you fail. Well, it's that time of year again! Every year, people make resolutions to start yoga, lose weight, change their diet, begin meditating and become healthy. And every year, they fail miserably. And that's a good thing, says...