Yoga of Life

Star Weaving Afternoon at One Heart: Weaving Stars to End Violence

“Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”
– Dr Martin Luther King Jnr
This is an invitation to weave stars as a symbol of light, courage, solidarity and commitment as part of the One Million Stars Project to end all

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The Yoga of Emotions: Messengers on the Path of Wholeness

Image by Redd Angelo
“Emotions are our faithful guides, like owls that guide us through the dark night, back home.”
Yoga is a conscious path of inner exploration. It is a journey of returning, again and again, to our wholeness. Along the way we meet, again and again, our conditioned self. This is the part of us that is reactive, wounded or struggling in some way. There is

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I have never punished my child: parenting for a nonviolent world

I have never punished my child. This is not because I have some kind of freaky perfect child. My 8 year old son is a normal child who engages with the world with a natural childlike intensity. This means he sometimes challenges boundaries by doing what he wants and upsetting others. At times I am very upset by his actions and I have been stretched beyond my own boundaries many times. This can be really tough.
But punishment

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A poem about yoga

(If you click on the image it is easier to read)
luminous presence poem

The Mindful Life: Awakening World Dharma: Finding Liberation Through Living

Impressions from a talk by Alan Clements
Melbourne, Australia, March 12, 2015
“Never been done before freedom” – Alan Clements
Alan Clements is an author, activist and meditation teacher and trained with Mahasi Sayadaw and U Pandita in Burma. He is passionate about humans rights and has been a long-time supporter of Burma’s nonviolent campaign for freedom, justice, and democracy. Alan co-authored The Voice of Hope, a

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