The Poetry of Retreat

Wake up well before dawn. Set an alarm, just in case. I don’t want to miss a moment of the five a.m. sadhana. Under the veil of darkness, stroll along the starlit, lapping lake to the candlelit temple where White Tara beams down upon us all every day and night. Location: Sumaya, which means “a […]

How to Live Your Yoga: Simplest Meditation Instructions, Ever.

How to Meditate (a poem) In the morning (Or anytime) Wake up Stretch! And then— Just sit Or stand But be still and quiet Notice the now Notice how the mind wanders, and where All the time. All over the place. Everywhere and nowhere. Empty and full at once. A silly monkey. A bumbling puppy. […]