where in the world (2010)

After 5 trips to India I finally made it to the north, to the banks of the Ganges in Haridwar, a city in the foothills of the Himalayas. I was attending the Maha Kumbh Mela, the largest spiritual gathering for Hindus that has gone on for milennia.  Me and about two million of my closest…

shiva and kali

(The Dance of Shiva and Kali) I returned last night from my Mindfulness Yoga and Meditation Training retreat at Spirit Rock in California. before I blog about my experience there, I thought I’d write about an insight I gained on the last day. As I say in the sidebar, I bow to Buddha but I…

yoga from hell

more from the “yoga is evil” battle front thanks to a link on souljerky… Vicars are Right to be Afraid of Sweaty and Sensual Yoga “Children’s yoga classes have been banned from two church halls in Somerset, by vicars who regard the practice as “un-Christian”. ‘Yoga impinges on the spiritual life of people in a…