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A more simple life

What I have done in my life is complicate it to extreme. when I look closely I see very well that I do this at a great cost. Once having seen this , I choose to do something different: I … 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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Who is there to be enlightened?

Questions are wiser than answers, I am sure of it. Recently Sri Dharma asked the question, “who is there to be enlightened?” What I have understood when reflecting on this question is that when I surrender my ego, when I … Continue reading

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Renouncing the fruits of action

Recently I found myself in a poisonous mood unable to be grateful. I was tired of washing dishes, clothes, cleaning house, and caring for everyone else. What had been for me my expression of devotion had become tiresome. What was … Continue reading

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Birds of Heaven

When I choose to leave the secure and high paying job I had, in order to create a shift in my life, I did so for two reasons. First, I wanted to find my true path and fulfill my life … Continue reading

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