Yoga Competition?

Yoga Competition?

A fave…… Subject: MONK GLOATS OVER YOGA CHAMPIONSHIP (WORLD NEWS — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) “I am the serenest!” LHASA, TIBET-– Employing the brash style that first brought him to prominence, Sri Dhananjai Bikram won the fifth annual international Yogi competition yesterday with a world-record point  total of 873.6. “I am the serenest!” Bikram...

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Painting nails meditation

All this while painting your nails….. The next generation is in ‘good’ hands………..

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My Work

My Work

My work is loving the world. Here the sunflowers, there the hummingbird — equal seekers of sweetness. Here the quickening yeast; there the blue plums. Here the clam deep in the speckled sand. Are my boots old? Is my coat torn? Am I no longer young, and still not half-perfect? Let me keep my mind on what matters, which is my work, which is mostly standing still and learning to be astonished. The...

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Ordinary Life

Ordinary Life

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What is right with you anyway?….

What is right with you anyway?….

Psychiatry and psychotherapy obsess on what’s wrong with people and give short shrift to what’s right. The manual of these professions is a 991-page textbook called the *DSM-V.* It identifies scores of pathological states but no healthy ones. Some time back, I began to complain about this fact, and asked readersto help me compile material for a proposed antidote, the Anti-DSM —...

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An Enlightenment Manifesto –

An Enlightenment Manifesto –

For some seekers, spiritual enlightenment is the ultimate commodity.They believe that through diligent meditation and self-improvement,there will come a day when it will no longer elude their grasp. Breaking through to the singular state of cosmic consciousness, they will forever after own it, free and clear. Permanently illuminated! Never to backslide into the dull ignominy of normal human...

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