Send me a message if you want to join. Also, don’t yet have exact details, but I will be leading a free Zoom practice on Thanksgiving morning and hope to see some. Making a donation and sharing about it in… (READ MORE)
Mudras are meant to invoke certain meanings, feelings, or intentions. The mudra of calm abiding, with the hands placed on the thighs, palms facing down, is a good one for these times. The point is not to go away, but… (READ MORE)
Note how little variation there is in the meditation posture whether practicing night or day or both—but not taking so much time on the cushion that there is no time for engaged action.
In which Maitri explains that I am supposed to be doing the pet the cat meditation, not the gently placing the attention on the breath meditation.
How do you choose what mudra to use when sitting for meditation? Do you shift depending on time of day, ambient temperature, your mood or physical state when you start out, or do you stick to a single one–perhaps because… (READ MORE)
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A year ago I met Maitri, then being called Banana, in foster care. In honor of our anniversary, here’s another day of Maitri pictures, along with an excerpt from Layla F Saad’s “Me and White Supremacy.” (Note: DC residents, DC… (READ MORE)
It’s interesting trying to read Iyengar’s Light on Yoga, translated into Spanish. Oh. And Maitri is sleeping in a photogenic pose again.