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Ramdas Ormond
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This morning I read an interesting question, “Are yoga and coffee compatible?”  The person asking was doing a bit of research for an upcoming article about yoga and coffee. There were many, many responses from coffee drinking yogis.  There were one or two…

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Why was yoga originally taught individually, from guru to disciple? Because teaching someone yoga is requiring the student to walk naked and barefoot through the fires of hell.  They will face everything they hate about themselves.  They will face…

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The asanas or postures constitute the next limb of Yoga and this is the most well known limb of Yoga. Yoga Sutra 2.46 The posture should be steady and comfortable. 2.47 In effortless relaxation, dwell mentally on the Endless with utter attention. 2.48…

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Today is Guru Purnima (or tomorrow, depending on the moon and such).  Guru Purnima is a day for honoring your guru and it’s always the first full moon day in July.  To celebrate, there’ll be a little kirtan and I’ll offer puja to the Lineage at noon today…

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One question that I often hear is this:  Are there any books you think I should read?  The short answer is yes.  The long answer starts below.  Before we get to the long answer, I should point out that every yoga journey has stages.  If you’re not at the…

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