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Exercise during a cleanse? (or, why can't I nap all day?)

Cleansing is not easy – it’s the hunger that gets to me. Your jaw can get pretty tired “chewing” all that juice, and unless everyone else in my house is cleansing, too – I still have to look at food and smell it and prepare it! 915 more words


Five Tibetan Rites

Five Tibetan Rites
The Five Tibetan Rites is a system of yogic posturesmore than 2,700 years old. Acclaimed yoga teacher John Golterman brings this ancient practice to modern times.

On Tibetan visualization practice

(FYI: image is originally from “The Secret of the Golden Flower”  Click here to go to it.)

A common Tibetan Buddhist practice uses visualization to hallucinate a central figure, usually a deity, out of which many other figures are then made to appear. 660 more words


A new way of being...

Through relaxation we can discover a new way of being,
a perspective that is open and that delights
in the integration of body, mind, senses, feelings, and environment.

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Tibetan meditation and emptiness.

While in Vancouver the Dalai Lama spoke of the need to have some realization of emptiness for Tibetan meditation to be effective.

Tibetan meditation involves visualization. 507 more words


His Holiness, the Dalai Lama

His Holiness the Dalai Lama was in town this past week. As my last few posts addressed emptiness when viewed with fear and avoidance, I thought I’d try to tell you what he had to say about it. 893 more words


The Tibetan Book of the Great Liberation

The Yoga of the Nirvanic Path

“Without meditating, without going astray, look into the True State, wherein self-cognition, self-knowledge, self-illumination shine resplendently.  These, so shining, are called ‘The Bodhisattvic Mind’.” 6 more words