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Rob Schware: Yoga: How We Serve Diverse Populations


This article from the Huffington Post is today’s “must read” for yogīs, especially aspiring teachers. I think it poses a challenge for how we do “the work.” This is an interview with Nancy Candea, who started teaching teens, seniors, expectant … Continue reading

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Spinning Wheel Birthday: An MP3 from the Metta Center


Also see last year’s offering from the Metta Center about Charkha Jayanti. October 2nd marks Gandhi’s birthday, which he wanted to be known as “‘Spinning Wheel’ (charkha) Birthday”. In the following, short 6 minute MP3 clip, Metta Center Director Stephanie … Continue reading

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Happy Charkha Jayanti!


Happy Charkha Jayanti! Sarvodaya! Toward the uplift of all. October 2nd, 2011 marks the 142nd birthday of Mohandas Karamachand Gandhi. Instead of celebrating his image as a Mahatma or a great nonviolence leader, Gandhi insisted that his birthday be called … Continue reading

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The Death of bin Laden


Update [beware the internet meme] : All but the first sentence appears in King’s book Strength to Love.  A friend’s Facebook status offers in reflection on bin Laden’s death a quotation which dignified the aims of this blog. I mourn the … Continue reading

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  Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.— Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) via Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy quotes. Ayurveda Heals posted this to Facebook today. This reminds me that Tolstoy would be a good source to … Continue reading

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