What is Buddhist Yoga?
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What is Buddhist Yoga?

“It is just within this 'fathom long' body endowed with perception and cognition that there is the world, the origin of the world, the cessation of the world, and the way leading to the cessation of the world.” Rohitassasutta, SN 2.26 A…
What is meditation? What is mindfulness meditation
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What is Meditation?

When someone says ”I am meditating”, this can mean a lot of different things to different people. Some people, for example, believe they are meditating when they go running, others believe the same when they are dancing to trance at a…
healing negative body image
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Healing negative body image

A round belly is a happy belly At the end of each yoga class, I guide students through a self-massage. These last five minutes are always quite special for me. Massage not only distributes the chi, or life energy evenly throughout the body,…
Vegan Spring Recipe

Vegan Spring Recipe

Creamy Asparagus Cashew Soup This vegan spring recipe is slightly warming for those days where we are still patiently waiting for the sunnier days. This is a way to include cashews into your diet in an easily digestible way. They are good for…
Abdominal Massage – Chi Nei Tsang

Abdominal Massage – Chi Nei Tsang

This post is written by a guest author Jorge Márquez from ITM Thai Hand Berlin. What is Chi Nei Tsang? Chi Nei Tsang (CNT) is a centuries-old variety of healing touch therapy from China. It focuses on deep, gentle abdominal massage in…
self-inquiry versus self-improvement
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Why yoga is about self-inquiry, not self-improvement

Embrace who you are right now As long as our orientation is toward perfection or success, we will never learn about unconditional friendship with ourselves, nor will we find compassion. – Pema Chödrön Ugly duck syndrome The famous fairy…