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Buddhists warm up to RSS - Service in J&K

Source: The Economic Times


For Ringzhen Tundup Shastri, the floods sweeping Kashmir valley is like yesterday once more.

Shastri, a practising Buddhist like many Ladakhis, was a part of the relief effort in 2010 when a cloudburst caused massive floods and wiped away entire villages in the region. 686 more words


The Fox Eats: Seva

As many of you may now know, there is a sort of food revolution occurring in Detroit. Various pockets of the city are slowing breathing new life thanks in large part to the ever growing group of foodies that are demanding fresh, local fare. 243 more words

The Fox

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