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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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Three Simple Observations and Beautiful Shishya Tina B

WF Online Shishya Tina B – my long time friend, yogini, and a kickass Krav Maga Teacher – from Los Angeles stretches into the Pacific Sunset… “To my beloved Coach ilg, WOW!! The DL has been sooo great! July’s 1st was a hot Teaching for me being that I have a hard time with taking […]

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My Face

Published on Jun 08, 2007 by in Actual Training Excerpt, Mindfulness

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My Face

Noble Coach:About ten years ago the left side of my face froze — Bell’s palsy. This was during my third year of law school, after my wife got pregnant. I can still feel a little tenderness in one of my nerves if I press the right spot under my left cheekbone. Anyway, I’ve been noticing […]

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