Category Archives: Conversations with the Swami
Christmas – if it means putting the lid on resentments, do something else instead Continue reading
Getting off anger – meditation and mindfulness work after the fact, you can learn how to nip it in the bud prior to anger arising. An angry response is a stress reaction. Continue reading
Hello, here is a brief rundown on Christmas 2016 I’m at Buln where it is very peaceful.
Here is a conversation I had recently with a student: Nothing external can cause an internal response What causes our emotional reaction is the black box full of assumptions (in the mind) by which we make inferences about how we … Continue reading
Thinking about choice…do you take responsibility for the choices you make? To become aware of the choices we make and being upfront about them – this is one way of getting to know ourselves better. Our choices are a clear … Continue reading
When I was in fourth grade, our teacher left the room for a bit, and told us to be very quiet as we were now on retreat. Another teacher came in, and I proudly wrote her a note saying that … Continue reading
I owe much to guru and lineage. Without having had a guru, I would not have discovered this yogic path, nor ventured far upon it. Without his guru, I would not have met him. Without the great Nityananda, none of us would … Continue reading