Trippers and askers surround me, People I meet…the effect upon me of my early life…of the ward and city I live in…of the nation, The latest news…discoveries, inventions, societies…authors old and new, My dinner, dress, associates, looks, business, compliments, dues, The real or fancied indifference of some man or woman IContinue reading “Not Me”
Originally posted on Yoga with Liz Derow:
Three weeks of ashtanga yoga in the style of Sri K Pattabhi Jois, taught by authorised Level 2 teacher, Liz Derow. All students are welcome whether they have experience in this style of yoga are not. For more information about ashtanga yoga please see http://kpjayi.org/the-practice The classes are every morning at 7.45am.…
A gift isn’t fully realised until it is given away, then. Those who will not acknowledge gratitude or who refuse to labor in its service neither free their gifts nor really come to possess them. ~ Lewis Hyde, The Gift Photo credit from National Geographic
Here’s a short interview my friend Waylon at Elephant Journal did recently at the Yoga Journal Conference in Colorado with Richard Freeman about the trap of ambition in the path of yoga.
If you are in Denver anytime in the next few months, do yourself a favour and go see this extraordinary art exhibit by master glass blower Dale Chihuly.
Here in Phuket we are in the midst of an incredible retreat by luminary meditation teacher, scholar, Tibetan translator Alan Wallace. He graciously offers his teachings for free, so if you’d like to join us via podcast, go here and subscribe. May all beings benefit!
A dear friend showed me this place years ago and I have been a fan ever since. You may know of the famous Wat Po massage school that trains many Thai massage therapists at their main school near the river. But fewer know about their satellite location in Sukhumvit–soi 39. Simple, clean, extremely efficient, theContinue reading “The Best (and Cheapest) Massage in Bangkok”
You can never really count on things going the way you think they will, but here in Crestone, you can pretty much assume things will not go the way you think. After tending my garden for several weeks this summer, here’s what August weather can look like around here: It definitely keeps you onContinue reading “Expect the Unexpected”
If ever the pace of life get’s you down, hurry up and take one of these…a walk in the wilderness. Nothing has the ability to renew my body and calm my mind and remind me of the preciousness of this human birth like a day in the mountains. Works every time.
“Although my view is as vast as space, when comes to the nature of actions and their consequences, I am extremely precise, like little particles of flour.” (Or sand.) ~Guru Rinpoche