Guru Yoga

A spiritual journey

Soon after discovering buddhism it felt like I was embarking on a spiritual journey…. and that was exciting. Ordinary life can be so boring and tiresome and the spiritual realm seemed to offer so much opportunity...

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A life of benefiting others

I’ve wanted to live a life that is focused exclusively on helping people for many years now, having been inspired by the example of my spiritual guide and many of his followers. But much of the time my wishes to...

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Awaken to the mystery that is life

I’m sure that like I used to, many of us must wonder what the mystery of life is. Is it our sole purpose simply to come to this world, try our best to avoid bad things and enjoy nice things followed by our...

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Following the path of reliance

Yesterday I went with my partner and some friends to go walking in a very mountainous area in the south-east of France. It’s so beautiful here and I was looking forward to going on my first proper walk since...

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Guru Yoga

Discovering a guru yoga practice I started practising guru yoga about five years ago during a long, silent retreat. Funnily enough I wasn’t expecting the retreat to be particularly challenging. Had it not been, I...

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