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Sunday, 8 September 2019

Autumn term 2019

It is the start of a new term and as the summer draws to a close we begin the process of shifting from an outer awareness to a more contemplative inner attentiveness. Just as the leaves turn from green to glorious shades of reds and browns, so we radiate the vitality that the summer months have injected into our lives and begin the process of preparing for the cooler autumnal transition. It is a time for self-evaluation where many decide to pursue new interests.&...


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Friday, 4 January 2019

New Year 2019

New Year 2019    The challenges of each year do not end when a new one begins, yet even just the thought of a fresh start stimulates the creative juices and opens up opportunities for positive change. If last year’s challenges were particularly testing then this is a good time to take stock and plant the seeds of change for resolution and healing to take place. The changes we implement during the winter solstice are powerful because they ...


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Saturday, 10 March 2018

Class Chant for Student and Teacher.

Chant For Teacher And Student.     Om saha navavatu saha nau bhunaktu saha viryam karavavahai tejasvi navadhitamastu ma vidvishavahai Om shanti shanti shantih               Let us both (teacher and students) be protected Let us work together with great joy, energy, and enthusiasm. Let us work together with clarity Let our interaction be happy with no dispute Let the...


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Sunday, 7 January 2018

The New Year and Sankalpa 2018

The New Year and Sankalpa   The idea of a new year is usually associated with change and opportunities to start afresh. I can remember many new year’s resolutions that I made that enabled me to embrace the concept of change with enthusiasm and optimism rather than the fear that often accompanies change. Often my resolutions came to nothing and were quickly forgotten before the end of January but sometimes a resolution stuck and became integrated ...


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Sunday, 21 February 2016

The Five Koshas.   The starting point for embarking on our introduction to Energy as a creative force would be to look at what we already know and understand about ourselves. The five Koshas are layers or "sheaths" that form a strata for our embodiment. The physical body is the Anamaya Kosha. Literally translated this is the "food" body. It is composed of matter. The densest manifestation of who we are. No matter how sop...


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