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Raven doing arati

Sharada’s December Update

Hello everyone, Life is quiet at the Centre now that we’re into our non-program winter season. Our community is once again small, and we sit together around one table at meal time. It’s dark by 4:30, and here in the country where there are no streetlights, flashlights are a necessity. We are fortunate to have […]

Connection and Belonging

In this dark time of year (for those living in the northern hemisphere), many people, in the midst of holiday celebrations, find this a time of disconnection and loneliness. Regardless of our life situations, in this season of parties and presents, we may feel isolated, all the while longing for connection. It’s all too easy […]

Padma competing in Oyama canoe races

Our Centre Community: Padma Diana Bridges

My grandmother was my first guru. I learned rhyming prayers to bless everyone I knew each night, that doing good leads to happiness and mischief to sadness. I couldn’t hide anything from her because she was a gifted psychic. She knew my hidden thoughts and still loved me – so precious. I wondered why my […]

The Universe Reflected in One Grassy Knoll

The Universe Reflected in One Grassy Knoll

An ancient tree holds the grounded energy of this place. Its roots grow deep and wide, connecting all of us who are here, and reminding us of our eternal connection with all living things past, present, and future–stretching out into infinite space. The warm sun soothes and touches our skin, lighting up this little grassy […]

Tricia (Hari Priya) Ramier

Asana of the Month: Virabhadrasana 2

Virabhadrasana 2 (veer-ah-bah-DRAHS-anna) – Warrior 2 Steady and strong, with strength and stamina. Virabhadrasana 2 can teach us a lot about the dynamics of bringing wisdom into the actions of our everyday lives. It is a powerful pose, no doubt, but as you explore the pose’s alignment and inner attitude, the heart of the peaceful […]

Baba Hari Dass Health Update

Official updates from the Hanuman Fellowship regarding the latest on Babaji’s health can be found at Be assured there is a good team in place to see that Babaji is well cared for.

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