Top Ten Favorite Yoga Books Books, books, and more books! In the New Year I like to cull some of my library, but it's really hard! I have so many books on Yoga, and I may not look at a book for several years, but when I need to look something up for reference, or...

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It’s a Sound Practice

It’s a Sound Practice

Tibetan Singing Bowls During the Covid Era, I find myself with a lot of time on my hands for random activities. Not that I get anything accomplished. All of 2020 has seemed fluid, as if we're floating in a sea of confusion. But I have a new book to promote--Take a...

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Yoga at the Smithsonian!

 Last month, I went to the Yoga show at the Freer Gallery of the    Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC.  It was FABulous!  Every room was full of treasures from antiquity--ancient statues of gods and goddesses, meticulous drawings of infinite detail, depicting...

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Peace Control

Peace Control

There's a lot of talk these days about gun control .  It makes me a little sick.  I want to be on the record about this.  I am a pacifist.  I would rather lay down my life than shoot someone--that may seem a little facile, because I don't have...

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Night Eating

I recently read an interesting article about "night eating".  I was surprised to learn it is considered an eating disorder.  Go here to read, on the Eating Disorders website.  They mention that not being hungry in the morning is a common symptom--well, that's...

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Relaxation Response

I'm working on a new book, tentatively titled Big Yoga Stress Strategies, for Square One, and am boning up on the most recent research about the effects of meditation on the body and mind.  Something I didn't know--but probably should have--that, according to Herbert...

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Who is Meera?

I was given the Sanskrit name, Meera (also spelled Mira) by my Gurudeva, the great Sri Swami Satchidananda. He told me at the time that it meant "the celestial singer", and that it was the name of a famous Indian saint, Mirabai. She was born a princess in South India...

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Pray for Water

Let's all join in and pray with the 13 Indigenous Grandmothers on Tuesday, May 18, 2010. We, the International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers Ask you to join us: CONSCIOUS PARTICIPATION IN HEALING OURPLANETARY WATERS OUR MOTHER EARTH NEEDS YOUR HELP!...

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