Kabir Das (1440 ce) – an early Indian mystic of Muslim descent

Kabir Das (1440 ce) – an early Indian mystic of Muslim descent

♥ राम राम ♥ ♥ राम राम ♥ ♥ राम राम ♥ ♥ राम राम ♥ ♥ राम राम ♥ The Songs of Kabir Translated by Tagore, R. (1915) Compiled by Saraswati, January 2017 Kabir The poet Kabir was born in Varanasi, India in 1440 ce to Muslim parents and is one of the most interesting figures in Indian mysticism.

Setting your Sankalpa

Setting your Sankalpa

Sankalpa is similar to the idea of intention, but we hold it gently and in a sweeter way. The concept itself is paradoxical – there is a determination to achieve, yet with an ease about doing so. It is fierce and fluid at the same time. As you sit down to begin your yoga, consider your Sankalpa and return to it

Summer Mint Tea

Summer Mint Tea

As we near the official beginning of summer, many of us are enjoying warmer and warmer days. Now you can shake off some of the heat with this delicious and cooling mint tea. Simply steep a couple handfuls of fresh mint in boiling water. Let steep for 10-15 minutes and then add cool water. Chill for at least one hour.

The Great Way is Not Difficult For Those Who Have No Preferences

The Great Way is Not Difficult For Those Who Have No Preferences

–Faith in Mind– Xin Xin Ming 信心銘  By Seng Can 僧璨 (550ce). The Third Patriarch of Zen after Bodhidharma, and the Thirteenth Patriarch after Siddhartha Gautama Buddha. Opening verses of the poem…. The great way is not difficult for those who have no preferences. When love and hate are both absent everything becomes clear and undisguised. Make the smallest distinction