Posts Tagged ‘India’

Retreats

Long or short, increments of honoring the self wellness of a retreat. Even just 5 minutes.  

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Fitbit Tracker

I have wifi this trip to Jaipur, India, so I am having fun with my Fitbit tracker. Cool way to keep track of your daily motion.

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Creativity While In Motion

  Nothing like climbing the stairs of a fortress wall to get your heart pumping.  Running up to the fortress was less cardio than actually climbing the wall.  Balance was underlined as well.  Falling off the wall would not be pretty, so I needed to be aware of everything that involved not tripping, lurching, or…

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Teachers Past and Present–Thank you!

Jaz, the horse who led me to India. His intelligence and sensitivity left me without answers in the horseman’s world. 1. Horses have been the binding thread that have kept me in my heart and then led me to go deeper. 2. My teacher in Portugal (1989), Master Senor Luis Valenca, showed me a possibility…

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Fitness Even For Spiritual Masters

    Ok, no excuses!  So awesome to find out my spiritual teacher in India has taken on an hour of fitness six days a week.  He likes to work out early and notices that it gives him more vitality for the day.  The bar is high now if a Spiritual Master in his seventies…

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Stillness In Distraction

How long do we navigate our lives without going inward?  How quickly do we want to back out of going inward once we go there?  What an interesting duality.  Can we find the solutions outwardly?  At this point, I would say temporarily. Relief by self medicating.  Take your pick–food, alcohol, drugs, retail therapy, etc. They…

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Getting To Know The Elephants

  There were many unanswered questions about the elephants I watch, run by, and sometimes touch.  My last investigation of housing, lifestyle, training, etc. ended with me on my knees sobbing.  So back into the fire I go…  Ok, so they are chained, but are they always chained?  There is an elephant complex outside the…

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Daily Selfseed #6 Touching Inner Stillness

Can you have inner stillness without having outer stillness?  My experience is yes. Is it easier to find inner stillness in a quiet, safe environment?  Most likely in the beginning, but since it is an inner state, one can grow to experience it in all situations.  1:51 Daily Selfseed #6 Touching Inner Stillness HD Wonderful article…

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All One And The Same

My early morning has been spent meditating at the Ramakrishna Temple in Jaipur and then I head over to the Mother Teresa House to volunteer.   One is sitting in the stillness of the Divine and the second is working in the presence of service through the Divine.  I have never been a religious person,…

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