I was never into mantra, until I was introduced recently at an ashram where I was staying. Now it’s a beautiful part of my practice. I read a post about different types of yoga (karma, bhakti, kriya etc ). In truth my experience is they all merge into one another, you cannot be a bhakti, […]
Inspired by many of your blogs that I read and learn from, or just things you’ve said to me that awaken some memory of an innate knowledge. Isn’t that what all the best teachers do; remind you of what you already know? ****** Are you hiding from me? How do I know you even exist? […]
autumn mists looking for words I know they’re in there
Jagging and splattering, spitting hissing the rain reminds me, ‘just because yesterday you were spaced out floating on soft autumnal mists dreaming of long journeys to far away friends, don’t go soft on me human. I’ll freeze your marrow come, walk out on the ice, let me show you all my faces as you slowly […]
always I wanted to be loved was I always addicted to pain? the pain of waking, unsure of whether I was still the beloved, of the one who was my beloved or even worse, where once devotion had ruled my every gift every action of tender affection to my beloved replaced by banality, habit or […]
The scene: You are a teacher of English as a second language. You have covered the easier future and past tenses. Your students have already discovered that you’re mad. Now read on…. Pay attention students, for now I shall make sense of that confusing English treat, it’s the pluperfect tense. Not just, ‘over’, ‘done […]
…Is she a terrorist sir? If she is, she’s hidden it well, maybe saving it up for one big job. Perhaps this aeroplane sir, who knows. Maybe this will be when she finally comes out of the closet, declares her allegiance to Daesh, and blows us all out of the sky. Only Allah knows what is truly in her mind….