Tag Archives: Yoga philosophy

Ignorance…or Implementation?

Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras II.3: The lack of awareness of Reality, the sense of egoism or “I-am-ness”, attractions and repulsions toward objects and the strong desire for life are the great afflictions or causes of all miseries. (Taimni’s translation) The Sanskrit … Continue reading

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I Love You, I Love You, I Love You!

December is the month when in classes I lead the practice of “I Love You, I Love You, I Love You” i.e. saying that silently inside (or outside) to whatever (or whoever) is getting your attention at the moment.  What … Continue reading

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Calm Abiding

Tomorrow is Bodhi Harmony’s birthday (the son who first came to live with us).  The theme of my classes last week and continuing a little longer has been “calm abiding,” taking the concept from Yoga and the Quest for the … Continue reading

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The Essence of Physical Yoga Summarized

What are we doing in the physical practice of yoga and what’s it all about?  Though I’ve said what will follow, I have never written about it and I’ve only said it sporadically, it seemed helpful to those who heard … Continue reading

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Is There Satan?

  Yesterday a wonderful woman student asked me this question.  It was part of a longer conversation, but she was sincerely wondering about this question upon seeing her own sometimes unhealthy choices and actions that were against her own happiness … Continue reading

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Do Good!

On the retreat with Amma in Detroit this past November, there was a Question and Answer session.  A woman asked her, “What guidance can you give us to stop the violence in the world and to make the world more … Continue reading

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More Thoughts on Donation Yoga

I have already written some of my thoughts on donation yoga, which if you haven’t read and you have time and interest, I think you should.  It gives a bigger picture of Loving Kindness Yoga School and where we are … Continue reading

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Why Kirtan? (part 1)

“In this materialistic age, more concentration can be gained through kirtan than through meditation. Today, the atmosphere is filled with so many different kinds of sounds. Because of that, concentration will not come easily and meditation will be made more … Continue reading

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Why Don’t You Write (Ti)?

I like to write these blogs/articles. I like sharing my heart and from my experience, even when sometimes it’s challenging. And apparently some of you enjoy reading them. I even have a surprising (to me) number of people following my blog … Continue reading

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Peace is REAL!

September 19-­24, 2014 This article/blog has been a long time coming. I have put it off for literally weeks. It’s seemed like the thing to write but… resistance! Ever felt that way? I figure most people (everyone?) have experienced that … Continue reading

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