Stillness

Stillness

STILLNESS “It has been said: ‘Stillness is the language God speaks, and everything else is a bad translation.’ Stillness is really another word for space. Becoming conscious of stillness whenever we encounter it in our lives will connect us with the...
Cultivating a Yoga Mind

Cultivating a Yoga Mind

CULTIVATING A YOGA MIND “In yoga we simply try to create the conditions in which the mind becomes as useful as possible for our actions. This can only happen gradually – every shortcut is an illusion. It is a step-by-step process, one that includes a great...
The Dance of Light

The Dance of Light

THE DANCE OF LIGHT “If we want to see anything in the outer world, in addition to keeping our eyes wide open, we need light – either sunlight or electric light or some other kind of light. But in the inner world, even with our eyes closed, we can see the...

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....

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...

Yoga Parable: The Shape Of Things

There was once a famous sculptor. One day he was visited by some people who wanted to see his work. He took them to his studio and showed them a number of pieces of stone that had been partly chipped away. None of the stone blocks resembled anything tangible and were...

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