The only Zen you can find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there. Robert M. Pirsig
sit less move more – kick fear away in the new year
Besides The Five Tibetan Rites, Mayurasana is a blessing for the whole body. This exercise is considered an advanced pose and requires physical strength. It should not be attempted if you have wrist or elbow injuries and should be learned from a qualified yoga teacher.
Art for Tibet – “journey across the roof of the world” triptych painting by Yaman Konuralp 2012
“Preoccupied with a single leaf… … you won’t see the tree. Preoccupied with a single tree… … you’ll miss the entire forest. Don’t be preoccupied with a single spot. See everything in it’s entirety effortlessly. That is what it means.. to truly ‘see’” Takuan Soho
Thanks to Youtube watchers, The Five Tibetan Rites passed 700.000 hits on YouTube. This video was made several years ago to inspire to practise the 5Tibetans, and no wonder also many other videos about the 5Tibetan exercises are so popular. Firstly, 5Tibetans are relatively simple to perform and can be practised by almost anyone with … [Read more…]
“There is something rejuvenating in the possession of Zen. The spring flowers look prettier, and the mountain stream runs cooler and more transparent. The subjective revolution that brings about this state of things cannot be called abnormal. When life becomes more enjoyable and its expense broadens to include the universe itself, there must be something … [Read more…]