Archive for June, 2007

Great veggie restaurant

Friday, June 15th, 2007

Had a nice dinner at The Wheel of Life Restaurant, in Irvine (California), just off the 5 and Culver. It’s a gourmet vegan restaurant that has dishes that look like meat (beef, chicken, pork, seafood) but are not. My friend (who didn’t like tofu to begin with) was dubious about the whole thing, but he […]

Strength

Friday, June 8th, 2007

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. – Gandhi

Kosas

Monday, June 4th, 2007

The concept of kosas or sheaths of being is a key concept in yoga. Mr. B.K.S. Iyengar in his book Light on Life, states: “True health requires not only the effective functioning of the physical exterior of our being, but also the vitality, strength, and sensitivity of the subtle levels within.” Annamaya kosa (the anatomical […]

Excerpts re. Mind Training

Sunday, June 3rd, 2007

From Tarthang Tulku’s Mastering Successful Work, from the chapter on “Developing Concentration:” “As the body and mind relax more fully, energy released from emotional patterns and the binding power of inner dialogues becomes available to support concentration and align itself with knowledge. Balanced and made more open through relaxation, awareness can direct both concentration and […]

Welcome

Saturday, June 2nd, 2007

I will be exploring three topics that encompass my concerns as a creative practitioner and student of personal development: food, body, and mind. My interests are the pursuit of nutritional excellence and how we use food as the key source of health and energy; how we approach training the body, as a system, to serve […]

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