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The Truth Within

The Truth Within

From my morning meditation book- “Meditations from the Mat” by Rolf Gates   There is a pretty Indian fable to the effect that if it rains when the star Svati is in ascendance, and a drop of rain falls into an oyster, that drop becomes a pearl.  The oysters know this, so they come to […]

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Notes on Karma

Notes on Karma

Earlier this year we hosted a teacher new to Greenville.  Svar Chaitanya has since been back two times and will be here this Sunday speaking about Ayurveda. His teachings are from the Vedas and Vedanta (classical Indian teachings that have been handed down in oral tradition).  I have found his teachings so wonderful and they […]

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Fine Tuning

Fine Tuning

Whenever we first begin something (a project, parenting, teaching, a career) there is always a period of learning and adjusting.  The same is true of yoga.  However, I find this learning curve can go on indefinitely.  My friend Mickey sent me this article “When Darth Vader Breath Isn’t Necessary”:    blogs.yogajournal.com/alchemy/2013/06/28/is-darth-vader-breath-necessary/  After reading it, it […]

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Recovering Perfectionist

Recovering Perfectionist

It has been a long journey in and out of perfectionism.  Sometimes you have to be on the other side to see just how far you have come.  After decades of trying to do everything “right” and avoid criticism, I finally discovered that I have let this piece of me slip away.  If I do […]

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