Many people would have had the experience of being lost at least once in their lives, especially those of us who have visited a foreign country. It’s usually not a problem though because we can easily consult a map. Even better than that though – if we can get the help of a person who is familiar… Continue reading A Spectacular View
Out of all the gifts that you’ve ever been given in your life, is there one that you value above all the others? For most of us, it’s a difficult question to answer. For example, someone may have given me a million dollars, but if there are strings attached to the ‘gift’ ~ some expectation… Continue reading Beyond The Days Of Our Lives
Dear Friends, In a previous post we talked about the temporary nature of the world and our place in it, and how any attempts to find permanence and security in worldly interests, which are temporary by nature, will inevitably lead to frustration and disappointment at the very least, and oftentimes, emotional trauma much worse than that. Does… Continue reading Focusing On The Positive
Dear Friends, One of the problems that many people have with regard to their meditation and yoga practice is maintaining consistency. I know because I’m one of them. Fortunately though I have a good teacher, so I know what to do when I sometimes get distracted. The advice that he gave me a long time… Continue reading How To Maintain Consistency In Your Meditation Practice
It’s widely and correctly known that the word yoga means union or harmony, but one of the great misunderstandings of yoga teaching, is that this harmony has its ultimate expression in the harmony of your body, mind and spirit. The relationship between the body and the soul is oftentimes explained in yoga teachings as being… Continue reading Yoga ~ Harmony of Body, Mind and Spirit?
In our last article we mentioned that if we want our plant of spirituality to grow strongly, then just as in the growing of ordinary plants – we need good soil, regular watering, regular weeding and also some careful protection for our spiritual growth. Good soil can be compared to peacefulness and soft heartedness, and… Continue reading The Flowers of Spiritual Growth Part II