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On Empathy, Altruism and Selfish selflessness

I was wondering the other day how a homeless person would get on if they set themselves up outside a Yoga studio. Would they receive an endless stream of smiles, food, conversation and support. Would they be in on some of that ‘open hearted expansive love for all living beings’ that the teacher is telling…

Dissolve into Peace

“Delight in this entire universe As permeated with divine awareness, And every area of your body – Your feet, your face, your shoulders – Made out of divine awareness. The Earth you are standing on, Out beyond the farthest horizons, The stars and the reaches of space – All are arising from God – consciousness.…

All is change

All is, and ever will be change

I have the lucky circumstance of living and working at different points close to Regents canal here in London. The canal is a slow meandering strip of water that runs through the City, it is tree lined and very peaceful in many places, without (motorised!) traffic. It is probably the best way to commute in London…

Sutra for a Monday

Vijnana Bhairava Tantra 92 Meditate on the Self as being Vast as the sky, A body of energy Extending forever in all directions – Above, below, all around In the embrace of infinite space, Awaken to your true form Divine creative energy Revealing Herself as you. vyoma-aakaaram svam-aatmaanam dhyaayet digbhih anaavritam nir-aashrayaa chitih shaktih sva-roopam…