Category Archives: Health and well being

Reciting sutra to quell disharmony and disease

There are numerous rituals and practices, prayers and mantras that people around the world are doing to promote well-being for all. In times of epidemic or famine or natural disaster, even more people pray or invoke protectors or perform a … Continue reading

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Garden Yummies

It seems that Mother Nature has perfected abundance and generosity. One plant will usually produce copious beauty, a profuse harvest for birds, chipmunks, and humans, and offer shade to other plants, animal life, and people. Not only will Mother Nature … Continue reading

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Gardening: end of the season

Yesterday afternoon, I harvested almost 50 lbs. of unripe tomatoes. No problem. They’ll ripen over the next several weeks. Last year, fresh tomatoes graced my plate until after Thanksgiving. Same for the people they were shared with. My favorite tomato … Continue reading

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Meditation: healing and transformation

There are many kinds of suffering: physical, emotional, mental suffering, the suffering of worry or doubt, the suffering of poverty, the suffering produced by prejudice and errant views of others, the suffering that is attendant with caring for others or … Continue reading

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Meditation: selfless cells

Did you ever consider the selfless sacrifice and dutifulness of the cells of your body? Every cell exists only for you. Each of trillions of cells comes into existence to serve the world of which it is an intimate part: … Continue reading

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