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Tag: acceptance

Visvamitra~The story behind this Sage

While touring his kingdom, King Visvamitra stopped by the hermitage of the sage Vasistha. Vasistha invited to king and his army to dine with him that evening. Visvamitra wasn’t expecting much of a meal and was surprised at the feast that was presented to…

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The Right Way

RAIN

There is a relatively new Buddhist mindfulness practice that is intended to support working with difficult emotions at the time that you are experiencing them. This tool is referred to as RAIN, an acronym for the four step process: Recognize what is happening. Allow…

Titibasana ~ Firefly Pose

I was practicing titibasana today and thought I’d do a post on it. It’s one of my favourite poses (I love arm balancing!). This pose requires a strong core and you need to know how to engage it. It’s important to know how to…

Best Moments Award

Ruby from Your Inner Feathers awarded me with the “Best Moments Award” for my post “Lojong 12: Drive All Blames into One“. Your Inner Feathers is a lovely blog, her tagline ‘Spiritual Life Stylist’ tells you that on this blog you will be getting…

Lojong Slogan 10: Begin the sequence of sending and taking with yourself

This is part 10 of my Lojong series, the Buddhist mind training teachings This slogan asks that we begin to look at our own suffering, to really get to know it, to feel it, to examine why it stays with us, what keeps it…

Change

“All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.” ~ Anatole France When we resist change we allow ourselves to sit…