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Day 18 – One Teaching – OM

If you’ve taken a Yoga class, chances are you’ve been asked to chant “OM” as part of the experience. I’m guessing that most people just accept that this is a part of the tradition and don’t necessarily question its meaning.

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Day 10 – One Teaching – The Chakra System

The ancient Hindus introduced mankind to the chakras which represent centers of energy within the body. Curiously, the chakra system seems to point to all the same concepts that Maslow discovered through his research and resulting hierarchy of needs.

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Day 3 – One Teaching – Tapping Into The Cloud

The internet seems to be an infinite source of information that we can search quickly for access to just about anything we want to know. The unconscious has always existed and was certainly there before the cloud and the internet.

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This Little Light of Mine…

Each of us are born with a light inside of us. It’s always there. But over time we begin to allow our light to become covered up. After years and years of searching and asking questions, I know mine is still aflame inside of me. Friends, your light is still there inside of you too.

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I’m a Lotus, Dude!

The lotus flower is the most beautiful when you can see the center of the flower (the pistil) but you can still see all the layers (petals) around it.

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Does a Dog Have Buddha-Nature?

I confess that after reading The Three Pillars of Zen and really getting my meditation practice going, I tried to sit with this koan a few times to see if anything would happen.

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I Am What I Seek

As part of a new mastermind group in which I participate, we were given a homework assignment to prepare a short five-minute talk. on the theme “I am what I seek.”

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