Coming together in wisdom to make life a celebration

Coming together in wisdom to make life a celebration


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Yoga
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
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
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
In the spirit of love, warmth and companionship, I’ve made this infographic on the scientific benefits of Compassion! We often think that we will gain happiness by achieving, receiving or attaining. We also think that in order to be happy, we have to receive love. Think again! Research shows that our ...
Lifestyle
I always love when people ask me what my favorite position is. Why, lotus, of course. What were you thinking? It may seem like everybody and their mom is meditating these days. And, well… my mom just took a meditation course after seven years of my incessant nagging, so ...
Lifestyle
impact of words
The air was crisp and the sun warm when I headed out this morning for a walk in historical Washington Park, a bedrock of the Denver community where I live. The famous philanthropist, Molly Brown, (of Titanic fame) who helped to shape our dear Victorian city, also contributed to ...
Lifestyle
lower back pain
Manage your weight and stay within your ideal weight range. If your belly is big or weak, you will most likely develop back problems sooner or later. With regular and proper practice for about two weeks, you will start noticing a difference. Your posture will improve, your lower back ...
Lifestyle
letting go of perfectionism
I used to be very concerned about doing things well since I like to excel. And along with this I had a strong perfectionist streak. If I made a mistake or experienced a small failure I tended to be very hard on myself. I used to criticize myself ...
Lifestyle
yoga pose
With the regular practice of yoga, I have benefited so much – physically, mentally and spiritually. My body has become healthier, stronger and more flexible. I have been able to cure chronic pains in my knees and neck and I have learned how to take care of physical pain ...
Lifestyle
Humility
My students and I just spent about ten days in Ghana, gaining insights into this wonderful country’s political, economic, and cultural history. The first thing that strikes you about Ghana is how friendly its people are. Starting with the immigration officer, I encountered smiling faces and helpful hands all ...
Lifestyle
responsibility
As those who have embarked on the quest for happiness know quite well, a crucial milestone on the path involves taking personal responsibility. Taking personal responsibility means not blaming others for your unhappiness. It means figuring out ways in which you can be happy despite others' (negative) behaviors and ...
Lifestyle
measures spiritual progress
How do you know if you're progressing spirituality? I used to measure my spiritual progression once a year by flying through Dallas Fort-Worth airport and meeting my ex-husband. If I lost my temper within 3-5 minutes, I vowed to attend weekly Satsang and increase my daily meditations. After ...
Lifestyle
daniel and gurmukh
What makes something a celebration? Why do you so enjoy a party or things like playing sports, making love, eating your favorite food, or listing to your favorite band? Doesn't a lot of it have to do with your state of mind in that moment? What if you could have ...