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Father and Mother

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The quotes on the home page over the past few days were written more than 1500 years apart. The first is ascribed to the anonymous author(s) of the Chandogya Upanishad in the 8th century BC -

''We should consider that in the inner world Brahman (G

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Practical Application of Awareness

"If the inner mind is tamed. The outer enemy cannot harm me."

~ Atisha

(As ever, these are just passing thoughts and sharing my experiences, and I make no claim for their being anything more than that.)

Anger, like any other thought or feeling, ha

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5 Replies · Reply by Moon Nov 7, 2016

Chakras Don't Exist...


I'm posting this interesting article from the blog of an interesting person; our paths crossed for a while many moons ago. I agree with what he says here. Chakras are not what they are described to be (in spite of my posts about them...).

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2 Replies · Reply by Moon Aug 27, 2016

The 24 Teachers of Dattatreya

Dattatreya was a mythological deity or sage. He was said to be an avadhoot, or complete renunciate, wandering naked in the world. He is usually represented with 3 heads as he is also said to be an incarnation of the combined forms of Brahma, Vishnu a

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Emanation in Kashmiri Shaivism.

These are short edited extracts from a text by Daniel Odier available here.

The extracts describe one view of emanation from Pure Consciousness (Shiva) to all we see around us. I use the word Emanation, meaning to ''flow out from''. 


Unlike some oth

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Another Something Something on Ego.

sand @shaunaleelange:

One of the first things I saw this morning was the black cat hurling herself at a flock of swallows who were swooping over the back yard. The cat looked delighted and did not mind that she caught nothing. The swallows danced upwards, making their c

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“A little learning is a dangerous thing;

Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring:

There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain,

And drinking largely sobers us again.”

~ Alexander Pope



Somehow I must have got mixed up about what Yoga w

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3 Replies · Reply by MrM Nov 26, 2015

The Seer

SAKSHI - the Witness...the Seer....that which is aware of everything but affected by nothing.


''Now therefore complete instructions regarding Yoga.''

''To block (or detach from) the patterns of consciousness is Yoga'.''

''Thus the

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1 Reply · Reply by Moon Nov 12, 2015

Nada Yoga Program

In here I will be putting a short Course that goes through the Bija mantras of the individual Chakras and asana suitable for each chakra. The Bija Mantra is the short seed sound associated with the chakra. There will be about 3 to 4 weeks between eac

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7 Replies · Reply by Moon Oct 13, 2015