Category Archives: Philosophy

Self-Study

Svadhyaya:  Self-Study Today’s chapter in The Yamas & Niyamas was about self-study.  The author said we are all an awesome gift wrapped inside many boxes, like a Christmas joke (my mother-in-law likes to double wrap things).  Deep down inside we have … Continue reading

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Ahimsa- The Eluder

Ahimsa- Sanskrit for Nonviolence.  I’ve already written about you once, Mr. Nonviolence.  Why do you elude me so? There is a shoe print about 6 feet up from the floor on my pale bedroom walls.  I put it there.  Not … Continue reading

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Great Expectations

“If you expect nothing from anybody, you’re never disappointed.”― Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar This quote is a similar quote to one in The Autobiography of a Yogi.  I am trying to keep it in mind when I get frustrated and annoyed … Continue reading

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