Tara Rachel Jones 7:33am Apr 9 First of all, as a Yoga teacher, Aspirant, Zen Shiatsu practitioner and longtime student of Chinese Medicine, Macrobiotics and Ayurveda, I am humbled by this wonderful compilation for detoxing written by Surya Little. Embarking … Continued
The path was created long ago, and we are now following it. The word for path in Sanskrit is marga, so we follow the yoga marga, the way of yoga. The path has been cleared and made smooth and passable … Continued
Like in music sometimes there is harmony, sometimes there is dissonance. Our lives should flow like a piece of music and our mind and heart must be ready to embrace high notes and low notes and all the range of … Continued
In sitting just past dawn this morning by the estuary called Black Fish Creek, the koan “The sound of one hand” came to me. At that very moment a shore bird called out and its shrill pitch echoed over the … Continued
The sentiment of joy is exquisite. I think it is one that we have all experienced at some time and it includes feelings of openness, non-partiality and a willingness to be surprised. The journey through yoga is one that guides … Continued
Black crow atop the tallest pine ‘Caw’, ‘Caw’, ‘Caw’ -going hoarse- ‘Listen to the dharma!’ ‘Listen to the Dharma!’
Original mind– Not the beginning of time Not before I was born Not the source of all creation But now and now and now– Yellow leaf drifts in the autumnal wind Right before my eyes.
The real world is beyond our thoughts and ideas: we see it through the net of our desires, divided into pleasure and pain, right and wrong, inner and outer. To see the universe as it is, you must step beyond … Continued
“Your entire being includes everything. Your Self is all inclusive. All this play of existence is appearing within you.”
A monk asked Master Sho of Kokei, “When things come from the four directions and eight dimensions, what then?” Sho said, “Hit the Middle” The monk immediately bowed.