Tag Archives: music

Easy is right


I thought that I had this quotation by Chuang-Tzu up on the blog somewhere. I guess I have others here, here, and here.     What prompted this inquiry was the chorus of this song by Sarah Jarosz as my … Continue reading

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Mystery


“This feast of beauty can intoxicate, just like the finest wine.” Continue reading

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Our precious mother


Chris Wallis, author of Tantra Illuminated, posted a video of “Machi” by Peia on his Facebook feed. He highly recommended taking a few deep breaths, and watching this fullscreen. Continue reading

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Fragile


I end this day with two thoughts about the bombings at today’s Boston Marathon. We are incredibly fragile. It is a perfect time for our yoga, on and off the mat. Continue reading

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A little preview


“Radhe Pria Pria” by Kirtan with Ravi and the Solar Dynasty band recorded live at Essence Yoga Cranston, RI Nov 10, 2012. Continue reading

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Glory of the Day


In any language, on any kind of day, give your wholehearted devotion to the divine. Continue reading

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One foot in front of the other


Despite the sweetness of the singing and the arrangements, there is a sadness to the song, too, as it deals with loss and grief.… “Give an Hour plans to step up and offer mental health services to anyone, including young children, affected by these tragic events.” Continue reading

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I won’t give up on you


The “Don’t Give Up” version is an internal message to myself for the times when I feel weakest and most worried about the state of the world. I’m asking the world “Please don’t give up on me, and if you don’t then I won’t give up on you.” Continue reading

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The Heart is the Context


Today, in the cold, pale light of morning, unlit by the warm candles of vigil, only poetry and music avail. Continue reading

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Morning Yearning


Ben Harper’s gentle evocation of the beginning of our daily routine seems very resonant on this the last day of summer. On this chilly morning I am reminded of the Rilke poem I discovered on Olga Rassmusen’s blog last year, … Continue reading

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