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Not Minding What Happens

J. Krishnamurti, the great Indian philosopher and spiritual teacher, spoke and travelled almost continuously all over the world for more than fifty years attempting to convey through words - which are content - that which is beyond words, beyond content. At one of his...

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Summer Ayurvedic Wisdom

Summer is usually a time of improved health: we have more daylight hours and we can spend more time outside.  Each season carries with it certain positive qualities and certain challenges to our system. As with all Ayurvedic principles you just have to observe nature...

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Winter Wisdom

During winter the earth’s energy is withdrawn back into herself. It is a time of rest, storing and preparation. Rest from the bounty of the Autumnal harvest and preparation for the vitality of the coming Spring. This is a time of being grounded, internalised and...

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Yoga Parable

A wise woman traveling in the mountains found a precious stone in a stream. The next day she met another traveler who was hungry and the wise woman opened her bag to share her food. The hungry traveler saw the precious stone and asked the woman to give it to him. She...

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Camel Pose –Ustrasana

Camel Pose is a gentle backbend asana and is important as it prepares the body (and mind) for more difficult backbends. It is best to enter this pose from either Child pose or Hero pose. Camel Pose opens the chest, working deep into the Heart Chakra, stretches the...

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Invoking Colour and the Qualities of Light

As with other forms of vibrational healing, colour therapy treats energy imbalances that may cause dis-ease in the body. Colour treatment can be self administered, given in the form of light. To invoke colour awaerness, it is best to limit the application to a...

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The Year of the Dragon

Expect this year to be an energetic one, filled with optimism, power and entrepreneurship... The Symbol of the Dragon In Chinese Astrology, the symbol of the dragon is a powerful and revered one - the dragon is the only mythical animal in the zodiac and is associated...

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Tigers Above, Tigers Below

There is a story of a woman running away from tigers. She runs and runs, and tigers are getting closer and closer. When she comes to the edge of a cliff, she sees some vines there, so she climbs down and holds onto the vines. Looking down, she sees there are tigers...

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Gyan Mudra

Gyan Mudra is one of the most familiar hasta mudras (hand gestures). Many of the great spiritual masters are depicted sitting in meditation with their hands in Gyan Mudra with the thumb and index finger brought together in gentle contact. It is understood that because...

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