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ANNUAL WAR DOG TRAIL RUN!…errrr, MOUNTAIN DUATHLON, baby!

“”Who can be a wild deer among deserted mountains happy with grass and pines.”– Han-shan photo of coach training on the Weatherford Trail, 9,200′. oh yeah, like THIS is gonna work.in a few minutes i am about to embark on Arizona’s oldest mountain trail run known as “The Annual War Dog Trail Run.” This half-marathon […]

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Cherry Blossoms and Healers Are Within…

why is it people seem to think the more healers, teachers, instructors, etc., they have contact with the more “holy” they are?meanwhile..the Zen masters say if one spent their entire life looking for a perfect cherry blossom on a tree it would not be a wasted life. – WF Teacher Haku

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Following Milarepa’s Route Through The Bardo

When you are strong and healthy,You never think of sickness coming,But it descends with sudden force, like a stroke of lightning.When involved in worldly things, You never think of death’s approach; Quick it comes like thunder, crashing round your head.MILAREPA“As we advance into the Journey of WF, the realization sooner or later must be attained; […]

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Temple Haiku Guidelines

Published on Sep 29, 2006 by in Uncategorized

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Most Noble Sangha, i TRULY CHERISH all of your Haiku Poetry submissions! keep them coming because on the next enhanced version of WF.com i am having a slew of cool WF Forums for easy research and gathering of Students to exchange ideas, news, etc., and i will have a Temple Haiku forum as well! however, […]

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Coach’s LATEST USSSA Article and PROGRAM Now Published!

i bow to your Devoted Practice and offer you this article today as a Giftfrom beneath the Sacred Peakwiththe visualization thatall “Two Legged Beings” get OUT this winter and DO THE DO! enjoy: www.snowshoeracing.com/home.htm (scroll down, look right for my “RUNNING ON WATER” column!) namaste,the mountain yogi

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SHANTIDEVA retooled for WF Warriors

Published on Sep 27, 2006 by in Uncategorized

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SHANTIDEVA retooled for WF Warriors

Shantideva said: If all the harmsFears and sufferings in the worldArise from self-grasping,What need have I for such a great evil spirit? and, several thousand years later, a feeble mountain yogi named coach ilg received an Insight after Meditation one day in Los Angeles:(click to enlarge): as we continue to Look Within, we will find […]

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SIDDHASANA; The Adepts Pose

Published on Sep 26, 2006 by in Uncategorized

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SIDDHASANA; The Adepts Pose

i dedicate this DL entry to my MahaNidraRishi. i bow at your Lotus Feet. “Especially since fracturing my spine, i have come to see the skeleton as the sherpa for the spine and not the spine as the caretaker of the skeleton. It has become my maxim therefore, to focus upon cultivation of the Ancient […]

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Drabble

Published on Sep 25, 2006 by in Uncategorized

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Drabble

contributed by Temple Manager Ananda

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