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Bhairava

Our need to “fit in” makes evolutionary sense. Our ancestors needed to stick together in extended families, then in tribes to survive a tough life in a dangerous world. Today, we are a predominantly urbanised species that has divided itself into … Continue reading

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History of Yoga – Part 5

Body still as a deodar cedar.  Mind lucid as a winter moon.  Senses tranquil as a summer sky.  This is Yoga. – Kushal Magar The contrast between my impressions of yoga as I had experienced its practice in the West and … Continue reading

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History of Yoga – Part 2

He who realises the truth of the body can then come to realise the truth of the universe. – Rat Nas Tantra “Hatha Yoga originally incorporated neither postures nor any distinctive breathing patterns,” Kushal Magar revealed to my surprise.  “It was originally a … Continue reading

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History of Yoga – Part 1

Yoga refers to all the practices of our Tradition that enable us to engage more intimately with ourselves, each other and our world.  And this that we might know greater joy and learn wisdom. — Kushal Magar My years of learning … Continue reading

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‘WRITING PROCESS’ BLOG TOUR

Melissa Bailey, author of the atmospheric The Medici Mirror, has kindly invited me to contribute to the Writing Process Blog Tour. This requires that I answer four set questions before nominating a fellow writer to do the same. You’ll find Melissa’s answers … Continue reading

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Limitless Sky

“Those who choose the skilful teachings of the Tradition are challenged to reconsider who and what they believe themselves to be. And this, that they might learn to live and love not only fully, fearlessly, joyfully and without condition, but … Continue reading

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In the Shadow of Crows

“India had shown me life in all its terrible, glorious extremes. She had laid bare both the utter horror and inexpressible wonder of humanity. And through it all, She had revealed that the meaning of life is not found in … Continue reading

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