Monthly Archives: September 2015

Food for Thought

It isn’t often that the Gita makes me jump from my chair and run to make amends, but this week’s verses delivered such a jolt that I had to take immediate action. It was a Tuesday afternoon and I sat … Continue reading

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Sensory Overload

“Is it wrong to want to experience new things, especially when we may never get the chance to do so again?” A question from one of our members who just returned from a trip to Amsterdam. She shared her internal … Continue reading

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Lord Ganesha

The Story of Lord Ganesha: The Elephant God The story of Ganesha is one of the most colorful in Hindu religion. Ganesha, the elephant-headed God, with his pot belly and the tiny mouse for his conveyance,  is an object at once of ridicule and reverence. … Continue reading

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Is it Working?

Once in a while, it’s important to stop and see if what we are doing is working. We meet once a week online, we read and discuss the verses, sometimes we argue vehemently over interpretations but at the end of … Continue reading

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Ego Maniac

This week, we completed Samkhya Yoga, the second chapter of the Gita. As we summed up what we had learned, we recounted the necessary qualities to attain peace. One of them is to relinquish the possessiveness that comes from one’s ego. It … Continue reading

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