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News from the Centre: November 2016

News from the Centre: November 2016

Even after all this time the sun never says to the earth, “You owe me.” Look what happens with a love like that – it lights the whole sky. -Hafiz Hello everyone, Greetings from beautiful, wet Salt Spring Island. Although rain and cooler weather have set in, it doesn’t deter the hard-working farm team. While […]

Some of the kids - and a couple of adults -in March, 1984. Back row: Usha, Maicha; front row: Rohan, Kerry, Ariel behind Kerry, Maya, SunMoon, Tzigani, ,Nayana, Sunya behind Nayana, Ananda . Missing from this photo are Rajom, Fainne and Uma. Between Usha and Maicha is someone we can’t identify; if you know who it is, please let us know.

In 1982 Babaji said, “Start your own school.” Here’s what happened.

In the summer of 1982 Babaji said to Usha, “Start the school”. She protested that she knew nothing about teaching young children. She had an impressive list of experiences and qualifications, none of which seemed to be what was needed to run a school. However, she discovered what Babaji had known all along: she was […]

The De-Stress Button: Health is Just a Breath Away

The De-Stress Button: Health is Just a Breath Away

We all have this amazing gift that we carry with us everywhere we go: a tool that enables us to burst into a fast sprint if we come across a bear in the bush, or to instill a sense of calm, clarity, and increased immunity within us. This gift is our breath. In ancient yogic […]

Supported Bound Angle Pose

Nourish and Ground: Reclining Bound Angle Pose (Supta Baddha Konasana)

Autumn is my favorite time of year. I love all the changes that take place during this season. The leaves turn vibrant yellows and reds and golden oranges and browns as they offer up a sensory feast for the eyes. The air turns cool and crisp and walking in the fall air turns our cheeks […]

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