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Like increases Like

In Ayurveda we say that “like increases like” If we follow this advise we can easily adjust back into a more balanced state Depending on what the problem is — stop adding the same of which you are experiencing Give your body … Continue reading

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The body is compared to a guest house

The body is compared to a guest house; it is a place to stay for just a short time and not permanently. At present, the guest of consciousness is staying in the guesthouse of the body, like renting a place … Continue reading

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Karma

The Sanskrit word karma simply means “action”. So when we talk about our karma, we are referring to all our intentional acts of body, speech, and mind, and when we talk about the fruits of our karma, we are talking about the … Continue reading

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Simplicity is voluntary…

“Simplicity is voluntary… Consider living more slowly, more deliberately, more mindfully, in all areas. Slow the movements of body, speech, and mind; eliminate superfluous movement; glide and soar through life, like birds that take advantage of wind currents, barely flapping … Continue reading

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Body and mind

“For the health of our body, we should keep it moving. In taking care of our mind, we should keep it at peace. Exercise and peace of mind are the key to living a fulfilling life.” — Ven Master Chin … Continue reading

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The Buddha’s message was very simple…

I woke up thinking of something that Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche said in a lecture I have been listening to. She said something to the effect of:  “The Buddha’s message was very simple, yet we have made it so very complicated … Continue reading

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Paradise – but this is samsara after all…

I have returned from a lovely 8 days on my special island on this Earth…Maui. The first few days were filled with grace and beauty, and the last few days confirmed once more that ‘this’ is indeed samsara, no matter … Continue reading

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‘Health’ care is ‘Self’ care

From the perspective of Ayurveda ‘health’ care is ‘self’ care. If we don’t take responsibility for all our actions of body, speech/energy/breath, and mind, who will? Love & Light!

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How to achieve true freedom

“Most of us tend to think about freedom as being able to say and do what we want. We think of freedom as depending on external circumstances. If we can’t do what we want, we think, this is largely due … Continue reading

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Nagarjuna’s Chatuskoti

I was contemplating, while doing my yoga this morning — turning this way and that; looking at my room in all directions, right side up, and upside down — that everything we perceive is dependent on our very own perspective. … Continue reading

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