Not all classrooms have 4 walls and your teachers can wear many different kind of uniforms… Chiang Mai this week was the best place to learn philosophy, music, science and sport. Learning philosophy with Buddhist monks This was probably the highlight of our stay in Chiang Mai. The chance to exchange with monks and learn about their culture and their way of life. At … Continue reading Family escape in Chiang Mai: 6 must do (2/2)
We’ve been living in Asia for over a decade now, and it might be the reason I am so surprised to see how Buddha has become such a Fashion Icone back home. One don’t need to be a fervent Buddhist to know that Lord Buddha is a religious figure to many. In Thailand you can not even have a Tatoo of Buddha as it is … Continue reading Did Buddha become a fashion star?
We all know we need to take our practice seriously, be properly aligned, articulate our breathing with our moves .. But I feel that we too often forget to leave the door open to some fun: it’s ok to laugh (discretely) at the ways some teachers overdo everything (as if they just had been released from the most radical ashram), or to be on your … Continue reading Yoginspiration: Let the FUN begin!
When in doubt, Buddhism encourages us to question our perspective on our current situation. Can we shift it or enlarge it?are there any positive angles? We should practise bringing our attention to our breath through our day as a way to focus on the present moment. That’s what I should be doing. But I am still far too restless to stay really still for more than … Continue reading (kinda) Mindful Monday: My Buddha said Tokyo!
Happiness is the path” – Buddha Continue reading “There is no path to Happiness
Each Morning we are born again What we do Today Is what matters Most – Buddha Continue reading Monday, another good day for a Fresh start!
and feels the joy of quietness, he is then free from fear and he feels the joy of the dharma”. – Buddha Continue reading “When a man knows the Solitude of silence