Category Archives: iyengar yoga

The Many Forms of the Divine

In just two days, my time here will be over and I will be headed home. It has been an incredible month in so many ways. I have remained free of illness and injury. I have had lovely roommates and … Continue reading

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Container and Contents

In yoga philosophy, one way of looking at our existence is through the lens of the five kosas or sheaths. These are the anatomical, physiological, mental, intellectual and soul levels of our being. These layers move from the gross to … Continue reading

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Looking, Watching and Seeing

On Sunday we celebrated my roommate’s birthday with a lovely lunch at the Royal Western India Turf Club – the racetrack! The beautiful facility had marble columns, plants and greenery, and a sprawling veranda overlooking a lush lawn and the … Continue reading

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How Do We Practice?

Today is August 15, Indian Independence Day. The institute is closed, providing a nice break from our intense studies. This marks the halfway point of my visit. The classes have been wonderful, illuminating the subject of yoga and asking me … Continue reading

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