Monthly Archives: June 2011

Holy water

Ancient glacier water flowing down from the mountains, cold, fast, full of oxygen. The Indus, the Brahmaputra, the Ganges…or natural springs, flowing without cease, from water tables buried beneath layers of history and rock, baptizing and blessing our lives,…and clean, … Continue reading

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The sacred cow

The very cynical in us would say, ‘ give up your sacred cow!’ Our softer, gentler, kinder nature would look deep into it’s eyes and see ourselves.

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The practice of yoga

I started practicing yoga because I was profoundly unhappy, very angry, and very unwell. I had asthma really bad, and general malaise and depression. ┬áThe sad but true story of how I started is that after a visit to a … Continue reading

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Carrot salad with cilantro and lemon

This salad is pretty self evident. Use two carrots a person up 8 people/servings 1 large bunch of cilantro with root 2-3 lemons optional: 1 tablespoon maple syrup 2 tbsp vegenaise or nasoya or egg free mayo raisins. Shred carrots, … Continue reading

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Tasty brown rice

The real secret to great brown rice is starting with a tasty rice. If you are so fortunate as to live near a Trader Joe’s, their brown jasmine is what I use most often. One bag is $3 and I … Continue reading

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Holy Rice & Beans

Wheat is called the staff of life, yet for many of us it is some degree of indigestible, for some with certain illnesses, it is like poison. For me, rice & beans are twice blessed. They are the most simple … Continue reading

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Feeding children vegetarian food

I first became a vegetarian when i was about 18, I didn’t know how or what to eat so I ate lots of full fat yogurt and noodles with butter. I soon became plump and anemic. Since then I have … Continue reading

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Nothing to do, nothing to say

Only a few times have I ever been in a state where I had no need to take any action of any kind, and no need to speak. The exception is when I meditate, but I am talking about something … Continue reading

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Gods of Bali, the young Arjuna?

Imagine driving to your local intersection and having this monument in the roundabout…what I loved about Bali is so much time is spent in prayer, or preparing for prayer. You could say the national pastime is prayer. Every home or … Continue reading

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Soaking & sprouting seeds & beans

Anything that sprouts is live food and great for you. Here is how to sprout almond seeds and beans. Soak raw almonds in filtered water for about a day and they will begin to sprout. After one day the water … Continue reading

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