Monthly Archives: April 2011

AHA

(I sent myself an email with that subject line, too.) In the “About Me” section, I received a comment asking about how I learned how to do what I’ve been practicing at home, and I responded that it was basically … Continue reading

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Also to work on:

Overcoming shyness in situations where I have made an acquaintance who is not yet a friend (as far as personal comfort goes). I had made plans to go to Rama Navami celebrations with a friend. Her friend is a regular … Continue reading

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Well, that figures

I’m not certain what will happen this evening with temple stuff and Ram Navami (plans do what they will) so I decided that I’d undertake the customary fast, and am consuming only tulsi tea and water before lunch, followed by … Continue reading

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Source material

I’ve been having a bit of a run-down day today, so instead of dwelling on that, I thought I’d share some of the resources I’ve found useful over the past months. I’m sure this list will grow, and if anybody … Continue reading

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More detachment

Not actual detachments, but I have been thinking about this a lot lately as I continue to read the Bhagavad Gita. I have just finished the portion where Krishna reveals himself in all his glory and immenseness to Arjuna, and … Continue reading

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Reality bites.

No, not the movie from the 90s that was actually about the 70s. I’ll start off by saying that normally I try to be a little less irreverent in these posts than on my craft blog, because the subject matter … Continue reading

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Some fresh air

I think I needed that. Today it came in the form of some actual fresh air (with eerily realistic fake grass), genuine unsolicited compliments and cheery disposition from the fellow at the taco truck, and this video: Ahhhhhhhh. That’s the … Continue reading

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Holiday progress

Aha! Relax and things happen more easily! I need to remember this advice always, especially when stressed. I spent a good hour last night watching videos on the Himalayan Academy YouTube channel, and feel a bit less worried today. I … Continue reading

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Aha!

I think I knew this, but it is clear to me now that there are all sorts of physical (i.e. non-spiritual) barriers I need to get past; my intellectualizing and over-stressing the details of Hindu practice are getting in the … Continue reading

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Happy new year?

Still in the funk from last week, although it appears to be chemical in nature, so that’s sort of comforting (i.e. it will end eventually, without me doing anything). I’ve been running myself ragged and am tired, so it’s hard … Continue reading

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