Getting along with other people – advice from Baba Hari Dass

Whatever we do, whatever our life situation, chances are it involves other people. Relationship issues become very obvious when living in community; it’s impossible to hide. You may not live in community – you may even live alone – but life involves other people – family, work, friends, all kinds of relationships: with parents, children, […]

Neha’s Yoga Story

I’ve been practicing yoga for over 15 years and I hope to continue for many more. The reason I’ve kept up with it is because it “works” for me. And when I say “work”, I mean that it continually expands my capacity for kindness, love, patience and peace. I was first introduced to yoga in […]

Recipes from the Centre Kitchen

In response to requests, here are a few easy and delicious protein recipes for your enjoyment. Although many new recipes have been developed over the years, these old favourites are still in demand. If you’d like more recipes, please let me know by leaving a comment; I’d be happy to provide more. Cashew-Carrot Loaf 6 […]

News from the Centre – February 2017

Hello everyone, I hope your winter, wherever you are, is going well. Here on Salt Spring Island, we have had some warmish days, a reminder that spring is around the corner, but it’s not quite here yet. As mentioned in last month’s update, projects are getting done while it’s still quiet here, and the program […]

Living with Uncertainty and Instability

There is an old Chinese curse that says, “May you live in interesting times.” The current period certainly qualifies as an interesting time. Interesting and challenging. What can we do in the face of uncertainty and instability? We may go through life thinking we’re finally getting things figured out and we know what to expect. […]

The Vastness of Yoga

When Sarada invited me to be part of this panel and presented the question she wanted us to consider, What aspect of your sadhana brings you the most joy? I told her I had to think about it. Being up front behind a mic is not my happy place. Once the seed, in the form […]

Asana of the Month: Utkatasana (chair or powerful pose)

Utkatasana, chair or powerful pose I am always drawn to bring utkatasana into my classes – so much so that some of my students once gave me a thank you card with a stick figure in chair and plank pose (my other favorite posture). This posture is great for bringing more energy to a class. […]

Shivaratri 2017

Shivaratri 2017 Saturday February 25 – Sunday February 26, Lingam ceremony begins Saturday, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm. Evening celebration begins Saturday, 6:30 pm – Sunday, 7:00 am Join us at the Centre for an all-night vigil of chanting and prayer. Shivaratri is an opportunity to affirm your deepest sense of presence. Your deepest sense of […]

Happy New Year! News from the Centre: January 2017

Happy New Year everyone! Another beginning, another reminder to start anew. Although we can recalibrate every moment, the beginning of a new year is when many of us review our lives and resolve to change our unhealthy habits. Babaji’s recommendation: Do your sadhana every day and be happy. The Centre began 2017 in a spirit […]

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