Category Archives: Householders guide

y) detox inclusions

This is in progress, I am right now just adding links to things I have already posted that should be included in a detox diet. Please check this link for what to exclude – animal products are at the top … Continue reading

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a) I am not my body

I used to think that who I am is synonymous with my body. That was difficult as my body wasn’t always loveable to me – dimples on my thighs said it all. ‘I’ used to be disconnected from my body … Continue reading

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Detoxing – the path from dis-ease to vitality

In this post I am going to outline the whole enchilada as I know it, that is – how to get from poor health back to natural vitality, and the various states or stages involved – and in subsequent posts … Continue reading

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Chana Shag with coconut milk – spinach and chick peas

So I am trying to eat more raw food these days – and it is a challenge to say the least! However on my good days – I avoid wheat altogether, I have a raw smoothie usually with cucumber and … Continue reading

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In the words of my teacher what I do in the New Year sets the tone for the rest of the year

So I will not drink as part of the celebrations, & I will wake early to give thanks and prayers for the life I have, and the teachers in it. I will continue to find compassion in my heart and … Continue reading

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What is real?

How does a yogi address this question? The sense of separateness is not real, each of us is pure already , born and manifest in a state purity, and often to become polluted by our various afflictions, greed, desire, jealousy, … Continue reading

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The Yama of Ahimsa

As I understand Ahimsa, there are two main expressions of it – the first being non violence – the command that one not kill, or do any violence against others in word, thought or deed, and the second is the … Continue reading

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Principles and practice of yoga – Vairagya

Dispassion – Vairagya – is said to be discrimination between the real and unreal. From ‘How to get Vairagya’ by Sri Swami Sivananda In my life dispassion is useful for observing my own actions. Without dispassion in the matter of … Continue reading

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The practice of offering

It is said that any action, when done with the right intent in the heart, that carries with it no expectation of reward, is an act of Karma yoga.  The practice of Karma yoga is one path towards self enlightenment. … Continue reading

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Practice of Yoga

There is no greater gift to a student of Yoga than the chance to share the practice with others. I have not posted on this site for many months, but I am today as it was my second ever class … Continue reading

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