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The body remembers

Several years ago I had my first chance at attempting a handstand. Though a seasoned Yogi and well versed with headstands (that is head-stand, not hand-stand,) I never before tried that pose. Taking a class at another studio, the instructor had … Continue reading

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The secret to happiness (part II)

This post further elaborates a point made in a previous entry, that “The greatest obstacle we face when seeking happiness is fear.” My observation is that at the root of most, if not all fears, including the fear of death, is the … Continue reading

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Letting go of happiness

There was a curious challenge I faced while meditating earlier today: letting go of happiness. In some meditation sessions, my mind may go through the usual conundrum, occasionally landing me in a calmer state. At other times, not much goes … Continue reading

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What is the meaning of this?

If, since his inception, either by divine intervention or by a fluke of the universe, man’s foremost question was, “who am I?” followed closely by, “what the hell am I doing here?” a third question humans frequently ask is, “why … Continue reading

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Two cats in an instance

As mentioned on this blog in another post, my cats are indoor cats. I have described in that post how, the other day, I have mistakenly left the door open; an opportunity not gone unnoticed by the felines. Soon after, … Continue reading

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Those first rays of a summer sun

It had been a long cold winter. Even when the sun was out, it felt more like a tease than the real deal. And then, finally, the temperatures broke 50 degrees (Fahrenheit.) Sitting on the deck, facing the afternoon sun, the … Continue reading

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