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Doors are quite fascinating.Almost any door you look at tells a story.A door that is open, is such an engaging invitation and so much easier to enter as opposed to a closed one.Here are some quotations. Each one, tells a story: “Teachers open the...

Food prepared with loving care and attention can communicate, at times, more than many nice words.  It can even be more curative than medicine in some cases.  In fact, some cultures have a traditional food that is given to sick people.  Often it has the...

"Do you want to improve the world? I don’t think it can be done. The world is sacred.It can’t be improved.If you tamper with it, you’ll ruin it.If you treat it like an object, you’ll lose it. There is a time for being ahead,a time for being...

Yesterday I received a wonderful surprise in the mail. It was a calendar for 2015 with the most inviting photos of Yoga in action. Every month featured a person dressed in normal clothes doing a Yoga position in their work place. From where did...

    Five years ago when my third grandchild was born, my daughter-in-law asked me what it was like to be a grandmother. I am still thinking about the answer. Many grandparents say that they enjoy not having the responsibility of raising children but I have never...

When I go to India, I do so to deepen my practice which has been evolving for over forty years. I enjoy “listening” and learning from the energy that is there and getting in touch with it. I have studied Yoga with a few brilliant...

A student of mine asked me this question: Is it right that one of the unique experiences Vanda offered was “to move from the inside to the outside”? In all the books I read about Yoga, it is always the other way around – feel...

The Zen master, Thich Nhat Hanh, so aptly rewrote this famous quotation which all of us are familiar with. This new question is striking and timely. We know that in the world of today we must do our best to stay involved. Each one of us...

"Failure is an opportunity.If you blame someone else,there is no end to the blame. Therefore the Masterfulfills her own obligationsand corrects her own mistakes.She does what she needs to doand demands nothing of others." from the Tao Te ChingA New English Versionby Stephen Mitchell ...