Archive for January 2010

Silent Right? Reflections on a month on silent retreat

Talking to my close friend last night, I found myself reflecting back to the month of silence I have just participated in at a silent meditation retreat community in Devon. We were comparing ‘noise tolerance frequencies’, having both made our re-entry from ‘retreat’ into ‘reality’ from the same place at the same time. He was…

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Infinite time and no ambition

Vanda Scaravelli said this of yoga practice. If we’re interested in the discovering the body rather than learning a pose, that is. Some times when I give a yoga class, we come to a pose and someone might start, quite without realising it, drumming their fingers on the floor (indeed I’ve known a student actually…

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