If not now, then when?

Reflection for this weekend:

“It takes tremendous courage, will and self-compassion to break the habits. Challenge yourself to live a different and better way. If not now, then when? Life is ever ebbing away.” ~ Dandapani

Photo: Hindu monk at Pasupatinath Temple, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Challenges in Meditation

Reflection for this weekend: “It’s only when we have a methodical step-by-step approach to meditation with a goal clearly defined that we will not get distracted and discouraged by the challenges that arise. We can view them as lessons on the path that need to be learned and applied in life so that they do not repeat themselves.” ~…

Each moment is a choice

Reflection for this weekend: “Each moment is a choice you make to be in charge of where your awareness goes or to allow someone or something to dictate where it goes.” ~ Dandapani Photo: The sun sets behind one of the gorgeous Hindu temples in Khajuraho, North India. Built between 950 and 1050 by the…

Simplify your life

Reflections for the weekend: “Every year most people accumulate more and more things in their life. Things, like people, can uplift or consume energy. The fewer things you have the less energy you lose.” ~ Dandapani Photo: The Kolkata Flower Market is a kaleidoscope of color. Mounds of marigolds line a cramped street by the…

How to Concentrate

Reflection for this weekend:

“Do one thing at a time! Consciously choose where your awareness goes.” ~ Dandapani

Photo: The full moon rises behind the Swayambunath Stupa as pilgrims circumambulate one of Buddhism’s holiest shrines during the celebration of the Buddhist new year in Kathmandu, Nepal.