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Yoga: Four Ways To Unveil The Truth

We are all one, we just have different accents.

Unveil the Truth

Unveil the Truth

But I realize understanding we are all one is not easy.  We are pre-programmed to think I am am me and you are you.

No such thing I’m afraid, not when we are able to unveil the truth

Have I? NO, no way, my veil seems tight and needs some grease and grace to open up.  I am as blind as I am willing to open the divine veil so I can see clear now.

The rain is gone.

Here are ten ways to unveil the truth:

1. – Awake to the Certainty that We Are All ONE

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5 Ways To Deal With ENVY – For Real

I had a before and after, monumental shift in perception in 2004. 

Someone told me the Hawaiian saying: “Bless that which you want” meaning that if there is something you see in another that makes you angry or jealous, instead of giving in to scarcity and evil sarcasm, to bless it instead.

It turned my life around, but at first it also made me angry.  I was angry because it felt like too much. This was too big of a shift.

I would have to let go of something I had invested my whole life in, envying and blaming others for something I did not have.  And so far, that had felt good. 

Never mind that it was leaving me empty and starved, because at least I felt the false dignity of self-righteousness. 

Now, going even further and blessing it was completely out of my comfort zone at the time.  

That was WAY too much.

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19 Benefits of Sitting in Silence

Sitting in silence is a HIGHLY PERSONAL experience, but,  it is also a very real one.  

By now you already know my stand on that word… “meditation”, you know that don’t like it.  Here is why.   

Sitting in Silence, is my preference of words… and when it comes to it, just like with everything that is personal, only you can detect the benefits it brings to you — which I would love to hear about. 

However, I can tell you of the ones I found… so far… as benefits for me.

Because there is no end to the rabbit hole:

  1. The patterns that my mind uses to distract me become very clear.
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Why I Hate The Word “Meditation”

I hate the word meditation because it has been exploited by institutions/lineages/teachers to push the agendas or beliefs they think to be ‘the truth for everyone’. …

Or…. to ask for money they would like to charge.

For example, a center in downtown New York City asked me for 1500 dollars three years ago to give me private instruction.

I hung up the phone and forgot about them.

Still other groups impose rituals that need to be learned.  None of that is necessary.

All of that is just more things to add… Do this, learn this, chant this, fill this bowl.

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This morning I wrote: “yoga stretching is a bitch!” 


I don’t use bad words in posts. 

But supta-kurmasana is a bitch! I can’t help it.

my sorry attempt at Supta-Kurmasana

And, I know, I’m breaking bad, I’m tearing down my own previously decorated rule of never using ‘bad’ words.

But the first thing I read in the morning was a Tweet from Louis C. K., who IS the yogi with my utmost respect these days: “That shit is foul” he tweeted.

Sometimes (often) my life is not “consistent” with what is supposed to be the yoga ideal.

Here are 14(?) things that happen to you when you’ve been onto yoga for a long time:

– Peace has the sound “pee” in it.

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