Tag Archives: India

It was one year ago, more or less.

Sometimes your only available transportation is a leap of faith. ~ Rev. Margaret Shepherd One year ago March 1, I quit my job. As far as I can recall this is only the second time in my life I have … Continue reading

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Hey! I got some Asia on me!!

A wise man (Hello Ex #2) reminded me not so long ago when I was feeling a little blue, to take a look at my life and see; see that I had made it just how I always wanted it. … Continue reading

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Getting Out of India: As always, it’s what you take with you that matters.

Varkala Beach is a really beautiful place and I was glad to be there reading and sitting in the sun and eating tandoori paratha and fresh fruit and listening to music. But then two things happened. For some reason unknown … Continue reading

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Keralaaaaaahhhhhh…

The sand here is very soft. I read somewhere that if you begin any piece of writing with a simple declarative statement it really has an effect. “The sand here is very soft.” Does that statement get my point across? … Continue reading

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“I lived in an ashram for a month” – The conclusion of *this* yoga journey

The month of May went by very quickly. I am not sure how it happened to do that as I recall feeling, at various points, that the length of the days was such that I thought they might never end. … Continue reading

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Durga Rocks: A field trip

We took a little field trip from the ashram in our last week and headed out to the Durga Hills overlooking the border between Karntaka and Tamil Nadu. We were told to assemble at our regular time (5 a.m.) and … Continue reading

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It’s a karmic cycle, yo.

One of the areas of focus in my yoga education for the past month has had to do with karma yoga. While most of us are familiar with karma as a larger concept, (often described as the universal law of … Continue reading

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