Archive | August, 2012

Hollywood, remake THIS!

Hollywood is remake crazy, so here’s my vote for the next remake. It’s a surreal, scientific, stirring bit of film called The Secret Life of Plants (1979). It’s slow to start, but well worth sticking with. It’s about how, like us, plants have consciousness, and how science has proved it (so long ago!). Oh, and […]

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Hanging with the right crowd

In highschool, my bedroom wall was covered with things I had pinned up for fun and inspiration. One of them was a magazine clipping with this quote: “Be careful how you choose your friends. You become who they are.” Now in my 30’s, I’ve found that wisdom has held up through the test of time. […]

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Tree Huggers

Tree Huggers know that trees are as much our brothers in this life as our human brothers. To feel that connection is a beautiful thing.

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Why eradicate ego?

This quote came to my attention while I was visiting the Divine Life Society in Rishikesh, India. It stopped me in my tracks. So simple and so profound: “Air rushes in where there is a vacuum. So too, the Absolute rushes in where there is no ego.” -Sri Swami Sivananda

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Natarajasana Balance (Dancer’s Pose)

  My camera has a 10 second timer. The beauty of this shot is that I ran barefoot over hot rocks, climbed up on the boulder and got into position in 10 seconds 🙂  The benefit of yoga practice: grace under pressure! Natarajasana in Netala, Hialayas, India.  

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Life vs. Yoga Life

In life, first you enjoy the pleasure, then feel the pain. In yoga life, first you feel the pain, then enjoy the pleasure.

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Handstand in Lotus Sequence 1

Sequence of yoga poses, including karna peedasana, niralamba sarvangasana, handstand in padmasana, Urdhva Kukkutasana, Kakasana. Shot on Siror Bridge in Netala, Himalayas, India.

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Kapotasana Back Bend (Pigeon Pose)

  Pigeon pose in Himalayas, India, along the bank of the Ganges.  

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