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Detering cookin padma

Student Detering engaging several WF Practices:  Earned Sustenance, Non-Dominant Hand Technique, Smiling Guru,  Challenge Discomfort, et. al.  Oh like, you think we can’t ALL be inspired by WF Students like Susan?  Sangha?   We NEED your bravery to SHARE what you have found within WF!  photo and chi, courtesy of Student Detering.  Search the Archives for […]

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Today, an osprey…

Published on Apr 09, 2010 by in Meditation, Mindfulness, Poetry

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Today, an osprey…

today,after bowing to two Bald Eaglesholding firm on the naked ancient cottonwood branchesover the whirling Mother River Animasand afterhaving a Swainson’s Hawk drilled his beauty into meafter i chanted him the Sacred Mantra as he sat royally high overheadatop a playing field light at the fairgrounds, an Osprey circled with dazzling spiralsseemingly unmoved by the […]

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"It’s like all my doubts have been cleared in one go."

some hours go by in what feels like 10 or 15 minutes.other ones, linger.what’s a yogi to do save for cultivating Santosha* from each? some clouds race over the Sacred Peak as if sprinting each other for thearid dry skies over Hopi land…rushing to their death.other ones, linger. whirls of white grease in the blue, […]

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Understanding…er, Standing Under Ego

Ego is the absence of true knowledge of who we really are, together with its result: a doomed clutching on, at all costs, to a cobbled together and makeshift image of ourselves, an inevitably chameleon charlatan self that keeps changing, and has to, to keep alive the fiction of its existence. In Tibetan, ego is […]

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Dewa’s First Rain – Beginner’s Mind, Zen Heart.

please attend to WF Lifestyle Principle #1 – Conscious Breath and Posture before clicking the picture to enlarge. thank you. As any Conscious Parent should, i’ve accepted my baby daughter as my Rinpoche. As my New Daddy status grows, my previous lifestyle of traipsing off to record another plethora of wholistic fitness high country antics […]

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…oh those egoic grooves…

What should we “do” with the mind in meditation? Nothing at all.Just leave it, simply, as it is.One Master described meditation as “mind, suspended in space, nowhere.” – Sogyal Rinpoche *** For Ananda’s birthday yesterday, we both received a Healing from theGaden Shartse Tibetan Monks. For me, it was welcome and needed step step back […]

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Understanding The Rhythm Of Fitness; a sweat animated sequence

Life is not about how fast you can run, or how high you can climb. Although, cultivating such skills are required to know the Buddha of Intensity. Life is really about how well you can bounce. The highly skilled yogin possess strength, endurance, suppleness, and the mental control in order to maintain the rhythm of […]

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coach and Ananda apologize…

photograph of coach and Ananda last week by Melissa Grimes; Melissa’s Photography Blog Noble Sangha, regardless of my 30+ years spent in Meditation and Inner Work, it remains a most difficult Sacred Duty being the Helmsbeing of WF. all such Inner Work done on myself has really only Highlighted the obvious fact that i have […]

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