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Ego battles ego – only awareness escapes the loop

My primary teacher illustrated the futility of the ego fighting the ego with a wonderful story featuring a wrestling match. “There you are,” Rama would say, “in the ring and it’s your self fighting yourself. Now, you’ve got the upper … Continue reading

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Practice Tip: Gratitude to All Exercise

This is an exercise to expand your heart energies of balance, compassion and gratitude. For a day, or better yet a week, thank every person you meet or interact with for something. Find one or more things that you can … Continue reading

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Controlled Folly – an art of the mystic

What if you would do things, without focusing on, and without attachment to, or fear of, any possible outcome? What if you just did things because for you it’s “the path with heart”, the thing that calls to you? Or … Continue reading

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Dressing for Success – Tips for the Mystic

How does what we wear have anything to do with spiritual progress? Everything we do is part of the path of Tantric Yoga aka Buddhist Mysticism.  Everything means everything. Everything vibrates.  Every vibration with which your subtle body comes into … Continue reading

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Clearing and Increasing Energy in our Home Space – Experiment of the Week

This week, as we delve deeper into applying the principles of the pragmatic mysticism that Rama taught – our class “experiment” is taking a look — and then acting on what we find — in our home space to increase … Continue reading

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The Yoga of Mysticism and Power (aka Raja Yoga)

The yoga of mysticism – aka Raja Yoga – is a pathway which is not meant for all, but those who find themselves on its path may find it the supreme form of practice, the most fun and the most … Continue reading

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Movie Recommendation: The King’s Speech

I went to see “The King’s Speech” tonight and I highly recommend it. It is based on the true story of Queen Elizabeth’s father, who became King George, learning to confront and overcome his self-imposed limitations on the way to … Continue reading

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