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Gert Van Leeuwen: Moving From Strength Instead Of Posted by Preeta Bansal, Feb 19 2020 This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Gert Van Leeuwen: Moving From Strength Instead Of StrainReflection questions: Our guest this week has pioneered a mind-body approach that invites confrontation with the deepest layers of tension in the body. Practitioners learn to systematically observe and transform these patterns of tension through a process that releases habitual willpower from movement. What approaches have you found helpful in interfacing with, and transforming, the pain of deep-seated patterns in your own life?
KindSpring Weekly: Spotlight On Kindness: My Sweet Posted by Ameeta Martin, Feb 19 2020 Latest issue of 'KindSpring Weekly' newsletter is themed Spotlight On Kindness: My Sweet Valentine. Valentine's Day can be bittersweet for many people. This week we were pleasantly surprised to see so many stories in the news celebrating love in all its forms. From a student who anonymously made origami hearts for everyone at their school, to a young boy in Texas who decided to gift single roses. Their big-hearts pave the way for us to keep love at the center, no matter what. --Guri
Nuggets From Paul R. Fleischman's Call Posted by Rahul Brown, Feb 18 2020 Last Saturday, we had the privilege of hosting Awakin Call with Paul R. Fleischman. Dr. Paul R. Fleischman is a writer, retired psychiatrist, and Vipassana meditation teacher, who inhabits the intersection where science, poetry, meditation, and wonder meet -- with an emphasis on wonder. A Yale-trained psychiatrist who was in private practice for more than 30 years and honored in his profession as an “outstanding contributor to the humanistic and spiritual side of psychiatric and medical issues,” Dr. Fleischman has explored the interplay between science, medicine and meditation, and vividly drawn out the contemporary relevance of ancient paths. Over the past decade he has lectured at 150 major American universities. He is the author of 9 books, including the acclaimed Karma and Chaos, a collection of essays that delve into the connections between psychiatry, science, and the Buddha’s teachings. Below are some of the nuggets from the call that stood out for ... Read Full Story
Hi Everyone, My Name Is RainbowMiyo. ... Posted by Miyo Tomizawa, Feb 18 2020 Hi everyone, My name is RainbowMiyo. Few days ago,I made this image of Buddha. Hope you enjoy. Thank you.
Kindness HOMe Posted by Mindyjourney , Feb 17 2020 Having enjoyed KMBhai’s Kindness hOMe first-hand on our visit to India just a few months ago, I wanted to share this important kindness offering from him and his family. A gratis only at-home stay, which was one of the highlights of our India adventure that opened our hearts 💕 in so many ways...forever grateful. If you are interested in visiting that amazing country, please get in touch with KMBhai for further information — as depicted on brochure image below. KMBhai’s post on our KindSpring feed: “On the occasion of Random Act of Kindness Day, all of you are kindly invited to our Kindness hOMe. A safe and secure place for those who want to visit India and enjoy a more authentic experience. At our hOMe you will live a natural life, free from too much tech and internet overload, plus also free from material life, while experiencing our welcoming culture and traditional Indian life. If you have ... Read Full Story