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Adventures in Teaching Yoga- Riker's Island (Liberation Prison Yoga)

“True concentration is an unbroken thread of awareness.”
― B.K.S. IyengarLight on Life

The walk to the 800 bed dorm is now familiar and I begin to recognize guards, bus drivers and inmates who aren’t even in the dorms where I teach. 440 more words


A Different Walk

In May, I wrote about a walk I took in my neighborhood.  These are some of the pictures I snapped that morning. 71 more words


Adventures in Teaching Yoga- Riker's Island (Liberation Prison Yoga)

“Comedy is acting out optimism.”

-Robin Williams

By some magnificent shift of the planets I woke at 5:30 feeling refreshed. The first thing I heard in my head was the last line of the Langston Hughes poem, ‘A Dream Deferred’. 621 more words



Today’s Angel Therapy card is clearly in alignment with many philosophies about lifting one’s spirit and Self to a place higher than the one where problems and sadness exist. 272 more words

Angel Oracle

The Beginning of a New Passion

During the last week of June 2011, I had a series of eye-opening experiences. As the week came to a close, I realized I also had a new direction in my life, the beginning of a new service project. 1,416 more words


Organ donation as service to society

By Virag Pachpore

“The sole purpose of human life is to serve and to show kindness and the will to help others”

Nagpur, July 25: 999 more words


A Unique Village in Jharkhand with 100% literacy and Zero Crime Rate

The village named Chetar (Ramgadh district, Jharkhand) sets an amazing example for the rest of the country. Since Independence not a single police case has been filed from this village in any of the police stations around. 323 more words