Posts Tagged: mind and body

The Middle Path: Yoga for Hypermobility

When you are master of your limbs and of your concentration, you will delight in meditation and in solitude.
– Dhammapada v362

The Middle Path: Yoga for Hypermobility

When you are master of your limbs and of your concentration, you will delight in meditation and in solitude.
– Dhammapada v362

Yoga and the Art of Lower Back Maintenance

We do not have to transcend the ‘world of dust’ (saha) in order to go to some dust-free world called nirvana. Suffering and nirvana are of the same substance. If we throw away the world of dust, we will have no nirvana.”
–Thich Nhat Hanh, The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching

Yoga and the Art of Lower Back Maintenance

We do not have to transcend the ‘world of dust’ (saha) in order to go to some dust-free world called nirvana. Suffering and nirvana are of the same substance. If we throw away the world of dust, we will have no nirvana.”
–Thich Nhat Hanh, The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching

A List of Deadening Things, pt. 2

Looking at a screen

Too much responsibility

Being talked down to

Having nothing expected of you

A List of Deadening Things, pt. 2

Looking at a screen

Too much responsibility

Being talked down to

Having nothing expected of you

Animal First, Citizen Second: Talking the Bodily Politic with Nance Klehm

‘Dirty activist’ and Illinois native Nance Klehm has built a life’s work grounded in the belief that there is no outside of the natural world, whether it’s our soil, water, or our own human nature.

Animal First, Citizen Second: Talking the Bodily Politic with Nance Klehm

‘Dirty activist’ and Illinois native Nance Klehm has built a life’s work grounded in the belief that there is no outside of the natural world, whether it’s our soil, water, or our own human nature.

Cornel West and BKS Iyengar: joy, suffering, and moral constipation

“In order to achieve the integrity and wholeness we desire, there must be communication from the inner to the outer and the outer to the inner as each sheath blends with the next. “

Cornel West and BKS Iyengar: joy, suffering, and moral constipation

“In order to achieve the integrity and wholeness we desire, there must be communication from the inner to the outer and the outer to the inner as each sheath blends with the next. “

Yoga Practice: the Koshas

This pool of awareness is where contradictions can float side by side without troubling the surface.

Yoga Practice: the Koshas

This pool of awareness is where contradictions can float side by side without troubling the surface.