• What a lovely summer! We even spent a session in the water. Try it.  Mostly standing postures, but why not a handstand!

  • Le plus grand service qu’une religion peut rendre à ceux de ses fidèles qui ont une vocation mystique, c’est de les mener au-delà d’elle-même.

     

    English:  The biggest service that a religion can offer its faithful believers, if they have a vocation for the mystical, is to lead them to places beyond itself

     

     


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    Just sharing an audio document I’ve just listened too.

     

    As a scholar and practitionner of Buddhism, Alan Wallace

    tries to integrate Buddhist contemplative practices with Western science to advance the study of the mind.

    Large S Samadhi

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    Yama    ethical principles

     

    Niyama  guidance for personal discipline

     

    Asana practice of Yoga postures

     

    Pranayama  practice of breathing techniques

     

    Pratyahara  internalization of the senses

     

    Dharana  concentration and mental focusing

     

    Dhyana  meditation

     

    Samadhi  the achievement of ultimate bliss