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Yoga philosophy, race, and ‘colorblindness’ — Tantrik Studies


Chris Wallis (Hareesh) provides an insightful and challenging reflection on yoga philosophy and the Black Lives Matter movement that is worth a full read. But here for me is an especially powerful core to his reflection. [B]efore I try to … Continue reading

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On Being Intimate on the Internet


Tim Berners-Lee, the person credited with outlining the principles of the World Wide Web, is widely reported to have said he didn’t expect so many pictures of cats. But reportedly, he also said he didn’t expect people to be so … Continue reading

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A Place of Profound Individuality


The full moon of earlier this week has come and gone, and tonight the astronomical calendar to which I subscribe tells me it’s a “Disseminating Moon (75%).” Still, it has been quite rainy and cloudy here, so I have been … Continue reading

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Come see the Canyon (it’s beautiful)


I am finally published on elephant journal. In retrospect, perhaps I should have identified the noise with echoes in the canyon, rather than shouting, which is what it sounds like. But I have already been called on that in the … Continue reading

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Celtic Soul Part IV, “A Pelagian Optimism”


It’s St. Patrick’s Day and therefore high time to finish this post, which I edited last on June 20, 2011, around the time I wrote the other parts of the “Celtic Soul” musings. Particularly after having finished the second of … Continue reading

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Direct Inner Experience


I’m hoping Kimberly will help by providing the source of this quote. We are each ultimately responsible for our own path, our own practice, our own sadhana. How do you go about making wisdom and knowledge your own? Unless wisdom is illuminated in … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the meta-assumptions of the Anusara revelations


Here are a few thoughts I recorded over on Elephant Journal, in response to the controversy over its decision not to publish the JF Exposed allegations uncritically. 4 days ago @ elephant journal: Yoga… – A Personal Reaction to… · … Continue reading

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Sleepless, Night Traveling, and Tejas in the Tamas


listening to "Marconi Union – Sleepless" – Second night in a row. What’s up with that? http://t.co/fFQRmONB — Richard Hudak (@drwh0) December 31, 2011 Tonight, for the second night in a row, I am uncharacteristically sleepless. I don’t know what’s … Continue reading

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Fog and Smog is back with “Hey Yoga Girl?” via ej


The “Whole Foods Parking Lot” guy is back with a parody of the urban yoga scene. It’s a little wicked, a little self–deprecating. I like that the women talk back: “I think your third eye needs a little Visine.” I … Continue reading

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Tempest in a Teapot over the New Manduka


The folks over at Recovering Yogi are at it again, this time trashing John Friend’s new mat line. Seriously? Is this necessary? Isn’t muditha that much easier? Here’s my reply on elephant journal. I have a Manduka mat because I … Continue reading

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