Reblogged from Transcend
The great majority of human beings are literally addicted to thinking. Even the most wretched substance abuser can go a few hours between ‘fixes,’ but most human beings cannot abide even for a few seconds without some sort of ‘thought fix.’ If there’s nothing significant to think about, we fill the void with fantasy and trivia.
— Shinzen Young (via yoga9vipassana)
Reblogged from Yoga Nine Vipassana
Reblogged from Yoga Nine Vipassana
We are always trying to get there, when here is where all of life is.
— Jeff Foster, The Deepest Acceptance (via in-a-wonderland-they-lie)
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Faces of Tibet

Wherever I live, I shall feel homesick for Tibet. I often think I can still hear the cries of wild geese and cranes and the beating of their wings as they fly over Lhasa in the clear, cold moonlight …
- Heinrich Harrer, Seven Years in Tibet

Reblogged from Zen Humanism
Basically, religion is an activity through which man attempts to see the meaning of his life. It is a construction based on deep psychic knowledge. No matter what the name it might go by, it represents man’s connection with the universe.
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Ideally the ultimate retreat is to retreat from the past and the future, to always remain in the present.
— Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche (via thecalminside)
Once we recognize that all things are impermanent, we have no problem enjoying them. In fact, real peace and joy are only possible when we see clearly into the nature of impermanence.
— Thich Nhat Hanh (via thecalminside)


Multi-seed bread with almond butter, banana slices, chia seeds and cinnamon.

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Olivia Hsu - climbing goddess, yogi, and my ultimate girl crush. She’s incredible!

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