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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…
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Categories of Yoga Asanas (Part II)

Twists, Hip Openers, Backbends, Forward Bends and Inversions In the first part of this post about the categories of yoga asanas, or postures, we looked deeper into Standing and Balancing Asanas. In this post, we'll continue with an overview…
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…
breath in dynamic mindfulness yoga
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Breath Practice in Dynamic Mindfulness Yoga

Breath is our most intimate connection with life. It enters us when we’re born and it leaves us when we die. It’s a constant exchange between the inner and outer spaces. It is a simple yet powerful demonstration of how deeply interdependent…
CALIFORNIA DREAMING
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The Quest for Mindfulness Berlin – CALIFORNIA DREAMING

I’m staring at my laptop and there’s nothing. I can’t write a single word. I could put it down to writers block but that’s just not true. The whole week I have been songwriting, writing a short story for my writers group, hell I’m…
home yoga practice
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How to Develop Home Yoga Practice

“Let your practice flow like a small stream, day to day, rather than like a big waterfall, which flows occasionally.” Do you want to start developing a home yoga practice, but you’re not sure how? The beauty of yoga is that it…