Doormats & Dharma


Zoe is very sweet and gentle. She is in her later years. Zoe has “kindney failure”. Continue reading

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What Is Learning?


” Our education system focuses entirely on sharpening the intellect. The enrichment of the quality of the emotions has receded to the background. This produces incomplete human beings. ” – Sanjoy Mukharjee Continue reading

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Equanimous Resonance

Equanimous Resonance

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Reveals Clear, Loving Mind Body and Heart, Where Everything Works Together.
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Almost Everything Goes Away

Almost everything goes away

I’ve collected all your hearts
And followed through as best I could
But all of you are gone now, save a few
Like gorgeous drops of dew you fade, and I will too

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Meditation 101 – 202



Meditation 101 – 202. 3 sessions over 4 weeks – meditation method facilitated by Gary Justice in Toronto downtown west.

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Hara Breathing For Fun & Profit

Gary Justice presentation to Samagra CYA Meditation Teacher Training Program at Bliss Haven Retreat Centre (July 16, 2012).

Hara Breathing for Fun and Profit
An Overview of Insight Meditation

Premise – true relaxation naturally leads to meditation, measurable by awareness of abdominal breathing.

Here we mean meditation as described in Patanjali’s “Eight Limbs of Yoga” found in the Yoga Sutras. This meaning of “meditation” is a state of being. It is a stage of the process that occurs after “concentration” and before “Samadhi”.

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