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Maha Karma Yoga Celebration

Sri Dharma Mittra

THE BUZZ: On Friday May 11th 2012, I attended the Maha Karma Yoga Celebration for Sri Dharma Mittra. It was in honor of 45 years of his teaching yoga in New York City, as well as his 73rd birthday. The beautiful new studio on 23rd & 6th was packed with yogis. There was kirtan (music…

Mindfulness as a Path to Sustainability

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HUFFPOST: Are you walking through life unconsciously or with eyes wide open? What are the downstream implications of your actions? Sustainability is the ability to live fully in the Present without compromising the future. This applies to the environment as well as your own personal habits.

The Power of… JOY

Smile

JOY. What makes your spirit smile? Are you experiencing at least one instance of pure joy every day? Do you regularly share acts of kindness? It’s been said that pleasure is in the body, happiness is in the mind, and joy is in the heart. Both pleasure and happiness are fleeting. Joy, on the other hand, is a fruit of the Spirit – a deep-in-the-soul feeling.

The Power of… PRACTICE

Practicing

PRACTICE. What is your daily practice? Are you practicing peace or anxiety? Are you practicing how to succeed or simply survive? Are you putting into practice what you already know?

The Power of… KINDNESS

Acts of Kindness

KINDNESS. Is your outlook one of compassion or indifference? How often do you perform intentional acts of kindness? Are you a considerate person? Do you show love every day to those who love you? With the calamities of recent times, we have witnessed ordinary people perform extraordinary acts of heroism.