But I got to think a little deeper about it. What does it mean to be authorized? Authorized to what? To continue on a lineage? To be a beacon of light and and a guide to others who are interested in the path? And how do we do that if we don’t first become the beacon?… Read the rest
Sharath: There was a young boy, enlightened, who did not talk. He goes to a town that has a big population and sits by the Bayan tree which is where people gather to talk.… Read the rest
At some point, I suppose, someone took on the idea of using the cotton rug that Sharath wears around his waist to dry his hands after a particularly sweaty adjustment. Then suddenly all assistants are wearing one. Now this is my speculation, it could be that they got the idea in a different way, and it may very well be that not all of them do it, I just could not help noticing some similarities.… Read the rest
|I like saying stupid o’clock|
My landlady is sweet, after practice this morning she brought me chapatis with ghee and some spicy pieces of beat.… Read the rest
The OTHER Sri Durga, or “stand up caffe”, which was recommended by Deborah (from the blog Bird in the Tree) has been an enormous revelation. No, it is not the one on the main Gokulam road, it is the one next door to the Nilgris on the side street.
The food comes out very quickly, everything is clean. The water (which I still do not drink) runs through a purifier. Things are not as spicey. The menu has quite a bit of variety and the chai… oh my goodness, the chai… seriously I’ve never had anything more tasty!… Read the rest