For me “untitled” as the “title” of a work of art means that the image speaks for itself and that to name it would be to bind the viewer from access to a “pure” and open response of his/her own…. (READ MORE)
Was Janice Joplin right after all? Personally, I don’t think that freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose and nor does tantric yoga philosophy. Peace and light, E — Posted with WordPress for BlackBerry.
The term pradakshina roughly means turning towards what is right, to move in alignment with nature. When I was in yoga teacher training, we were taught that to make sure that the practice was in accordance with nature, with the… (READ MORE)
MoveOn just posted this Howard Zinn quote on Facebook: “Civil disobedience is not our problem. Our problem is civil obedience. Our problem is that people all over the world have obeyed the dictates of leaders…and millions have been killed because… (READ MORE)
Last night at house practice, we were led to think about humility (in Sanskrit vinaya). Yoga, similar to religion, tends to privilege the idea of humility. From a one perspective, it is easy to think of the benefit that those… (READ MORE)
“Life is extremely inventive; it always finds the means to prove to you that you are still a little rigid and tense, still projecting somewhat, still expecting a little, still somewhat vulnerable, and it is this constant dialogue with reality… (READ MORE)
Peace and light, E — Posted with WordPress for BlackBerry.
Learning when something is trash, as opposed to something to reuse, repurpose, or recycle is a true and subtle exercise of discrimination. Peace and light, E — Posted with WordPress for BlackBerry.
Last week I attended a work-place training entitled “Conflict Management–Dealing with Difficult Conversations in the Workplace.” I do not do much training at work; the several hours a week I spend doing professional reading generally satisfies the needs of my… (READ MORE)