Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Older Asana (Yoga Poses)

”Child, concepts are wild and stubborn, so remain mindful at all times.” ~Padampe Sangye (Indo-Tibetan yogi 12th century) Much of what is taught in Yoga classes nowadays are recently invented postures or ways of moving/contorting the body. This is fine

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Psalm 23

The Lord Is My Shepherd I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: He leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s

Posted in Uncategorized, Western Mysticism

‘The Best’ ~ Lao Tzu

The Best The best, like water, Benefit all and do not compete. They dwell in lowly spots that everyone else scorns. Putting others before themselves, They find themselves in the foremost place And come very near to the Tao. In

Posted in Taoism, Uncategorized

Simple Union ~ Kabir

Simple Union O seeker, the simple union is the best. Since the day when I met with my Lord, There has been no end to the sport of our love. I shut not my eyes, I close not my ears,

Posted in Sufi Wisdom, Uncategorized

If You Want To Draw Near To God ~ Abu Said Abul Khayr

If You Want to Draw Near to God If you wish to draw near to God, Seek him in the hearts of those around you. Speak well of all, present or absent. If you would be a light for others,

Posted in Sufi Wisdom, Uncategorized

Amaroli

  URINE THERAPY   ‘Drink the waters of thine own cistern…’                                                           The Book Of Proverbs 5.15   ‘It is the spiritual dimension to Amaroli (Urine Therapy) that I believe to be the most important. By drinking your

Posted in Health and Healing, Oddities, Uncategorized

Requirements for Membership of the Fianna, according to Fionn MacCumhail (by Flann O’ Brien)

Written in Flann O’ Brien’s brilliant, strange book ”At Swim Two Birds.”  Look out for the seat of your hempen drawers… Sweet to me your voice, said Caolcrodha Mac Morna, relate then the attributes that are to Finn’s people. I

Posted in Books and Literature, Humour, Uncategorized
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