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Even our biologic family may not necessarily be our deepest spiritual family, yet the Grocery Store clerk very well might…

Is karma really so hard to see in operation? Don’t we only have to look back at our own lives to see clearly the consequences of some of our actions? When we upset or hurt someone, didn’t it rebound on us? Were we not left with a bitter and dark memory, and the shadows of self-disgust?

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dewa leaf pile

Eventually, our society just might arrive at the re-Discovery that sports, sweating, and stillness may provide the most accessible Path toward Awakening and social transformation the Western world will ever see. – coach ilg. All the jobs we do, the practices we perform, the sports in which we sweat, are mere apprenticeship. the real Art, the true Yoga is our life.

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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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How Blessed Can 24 Hours Be? Another Go(o)d Intoxicated Ilg Sings Out…

Grandmother, last night, rising over the Animas River… Each day arising seems to me to be an utter, unspeakable act of miraculous awe…i’m not implying ‘easy’…i’m just saying; Awe… At It All. i mean, now that i am a New Daddy, i read the newspaper (only after Meditation, of course, and never on my WF […]

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Life In Kali Yuga- When will the Dharma of WF be listened to?

They Ain’t Laughing Now…i first wrote publicly about the physiologic, physical, and spiritual dangers of listening to headphones while exercising when “Walkmans” first became popular in the early eighties. Back then i was a columnist for Rocky Mountain Sports & Fitness. I wrote that listening extensively to blaring music piped directly into ears was a […]

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Humor and Spaciousness in Meditation

When you meditate, it is essential to create the right inner environment of the mind. All effort and struggle come from not being spacious, and so creating that right environment is vital for your meditation truly to happen. When humor and spaciousness are present, meditation arises effortlessly. – Sogyal Rinpoche Even the non-Practitioner could look […]

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Ground Of The Ordinary Mind…

No one needs to tell Ananda and Dewachen (photo far right) or the many other Fitness M(om)s and their chi-ldren who begin their day with what matters most: getting out and breathing with Mother Earth and Father Sky. photo by ilg along the Animas River Walk. click to enlarge *** I designed the WF Techniques […]

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14 bikes to one car…YEAH BABY! Also; ilg faces the FaceBook Wizard Question

click pic and see extensive footnotes for killer details… what’s “on my mind*”?asks the FaceBook Wizard each time ilg logs on. ain’t it obvious for ALL of us?layers and layers of avidya… if my Mind was Clear/Enlightened, NOTHING would be “on it”! oh, and is it just feeble ilg or aren’t the most ‘basic’ yoga […]

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