Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,100 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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Yoga in the 21st Century: a book review

After spending months reading drafts of the pieces in this collection, I find myself feeling hopeful about the direction in which yoga is going. What I see in this collection is a fearless exploration of personal experience, an investigation of … Continue reading

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Mindfulness is Good, Right?

The Dalai llama argues that human kind is inherently good and that mindfulness allows our inner goodness, or Buddha nature to shine through. As proof he cites the fact that even the most psychopathic sociopath could not have survived infancy … Continue reading

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