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Understanding Yoga as a moving meditation in compassion

Yoga is at the boundary between physical exercise or movement for health, on the one hand, and self-reflective meditation, on the other. It is precisely because this line, this boundary, is so difficult to define, because it is the borderline … Continue reading

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Bodhi is not a tree the clear mirror has no stand from the beginning there is not a single thing in what place can there be dust?

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Humility is endless

Having wanted to be a writer for a lifetime (second, only, to wanting to become a doctor) I now find myself undergoing the crucifying humiliations of re-reading what I publish here (and elsewhere). In that sense, writing is very like … Continue reading

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Why Yoga?

Most people in Ireland now have an idea of what is meant by ‘Yoga’: if you asked someone, they would most likely say something like, ‘getting yourself in a knot’ or more seriously, ‘stretches and controlled breathing for relaxation’, or … Continue reading

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Yesterday Morning

Just yesterday morning, you let me know you were gone… The universe is in dynamic dance and we, as elements arising from the universe, come to the surface like sea foam and then are reabsorbed into the whole at the … Continue reading

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Quick Update

Just want to let any potential readers know that I will work on this again tomorrow or this evening, but I have another site, gamanrad, on which I will upload bits of my thesis. Here, I’m also going to upload … Continue reading

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