Coming together in wisdom to make life a celebration

Coming together in wisdom to make life a celebration


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The Panacea for the conflicting mind! Dualities arise in the mind on account of choice. When one has to make a decision between beneficence and attachment, convenience and commitment, this way or that way. ...

 

Yoga
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Yoga Postures Lying on Stomach
Yoga Postures Lying on Stomach Cobra Posture Superman Posture Locust Posture Bow Posture Cobra Posture This asana resembles a serpent with its hood raised. Benefits: tones the abdomen, strengthens the entire back and shoulders, ...
Meditation
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Sich selbst erkennen und Verantwortung übernehmen
(…) der physische Körper, der von Erinnerungen und latenten Strömungen aufrechterhalten wird, wird als unwirklich erkannt, sobald (auch) jene als unwirklich erkannt werden. (Yoga Vasishtha, 18. Februar) Erstaunlich, aber wenn wir genau darüber nachdenken, ...
Lifestyle
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Welcome, Year of the Horse
As we fearlessly charge into the Tibetan YEAR OF THE HORSE, let us resolve to emulate the equine spirit of courage and gentleness, facing the coming times and our physical incarnation’s eventual destiny:  parting ...

 

Lifestyle
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Basket Process – Being in the Present I would like to share an interesting process I learned from Sri Sri and have been using for the past few months to be in the present moment. It is a type of meditation in activity, which enhances our abilities, brings more ...
Lifestyle
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Corpse Pose Boat Posture Bridge Posture Fish Posture Knee to Chin Press Shoulder Stand Plough Posture Lying-down Body Twist Lying-down on sides Learn yoga asanas and Experience yoga: Find the Yoga center near you!    
Lifestyle
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This story took place in Iqaluit, an Inuit Community in Northern Canada. The names have been changed to preserve privacy. When the Art of Living Course ended, I returned back to the home where I was staying with my two hosts. Emma and Jessica were both participants in the ...
Lifestyle
children-yoga
“Are we there yet?” “How much longer until we …….?” These questions will sound familiar to anyone who spends time with young children. Hi, I’m Amy, and for 17 of my 24 years as part of the Art of Living Foundation, teaching young children,  I have also been a ...
Lifestyle
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What’s the first thing I do as soon as my kids fall asleep? Do the dishes? Fold the laundry?  Start cooking dinner? NO WAY! I am a yogi mom – I unroll my yoga mat next to the bed where the kids are sleeping and start my yoga/breathing/meditation routine ...
Lifestyle
ancient wisdom
This is a simple story from my mother, who lives in Kolkata, India.  It illustrates a basic point of the Art of Giving – when we give to others, that generosity of spirit returns to us manifold. Shobha is my mother’s maid.  She and her husband, Borun, live in ...
Lifestyle
Breathing Benefits
We’ve all heard the phrase “Take a deep breath.” Maybe we’ve even noticed how our breath changes depending on how we feel: short and shallow when stressed, deeper when we’re relaxed. It changes when we sigh, yawn, sob or laugh. But one thing we probably have not learned is ...
Lifestyle
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  Life expands exponentially when your heart is open to love! Early in the morning, with a very cold wind, the ground was frozen so solid it would not even crunch when stepped on. I boarded a plane from Dulles to San Francisco with only the moon and stars ...