Monthly Archives: April 2011

Ice Cream in Calcutta

When my husband was a kid, he had ice cream once a year. At the time, ice cream –real ice cream– wasn’t available in the town of Krishnagar, West Bengal, where he grew up. Oh, they had rasagullas and gulab … Continue reading

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How to Find a Genuine Guru

This week at The Yoga of Living, we’re boldly going where no man has gone before. At least not here, in this blog. We’re taking a very sensitive and *important* subject –The Guru– and lifting the veil….So, if you’re curious, stick around. … Continue reading

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The Truth About Guru

You deserve to know the truth. In this post, I’m going to demystify the Guru Principle. This is pretty big stuff, but I’m feeling ambitious, so grab a pillow and sit close. By the time we finish, you should have … Continue reading

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The Tax Collector

You know when you’re participating in a guided meditation, and the instructor says, Imagine you’re somewhere that makes you feel calm and happy, and you imagine yourself in that place, and it feels really nice and peaceful? Where do you go? … Continue reading

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Pulling Back the Arrow

You’ve got goals. Maybe they’re clearly defined, like words written in a notebook or images mounted on a board. Or maybe they’re more of a general idea, known only to you, like a prayer in the heart. Either way, they … Continue reading

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