Archive for April, 2010

Namarupa

April 15, 2010

During this Swanage trip I have been reading and re-reading again the last printed version I have of Namarupa: Issue 09 Volumes 1-6 January – June 2009. I am meditating on two articles in particular: Death by DR. Robert Svoboda, from a talk at Union Mill Yoga in New Hampshire on September 12, 2008; and The Four Aims & The Four Stages Of Life by DR. Claudia Welch, based on a Women’s Lives, Women’s Transitions seminar in 2004 at the Ayurvedic Institute in New Mexico.

These two important teachers provide in these articles a profound perspective on life.  The articles – tremendously wide-ranging in their scope – show us how to navigate through the various stages of life in a way that keeps us in balance with the natural laws of  both the material and spiritual realms. I recommend these two articles as well as the magazine, Namarupa to anyone who is into yoga or Vedic philosophy.

© 2010 Bobby Clennell.

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Oh to be in England……

April 13, 2010

Beautiful spring weather here in Swanage. The locals tell us that they have had a very harsh winter. We are taking care of our house. After a year of “holiday lets”, the place takes quite a beating. We are breathing the house back to life ready for a new season. Lindsey has filled it full of daffodils. Tomorrow we will drive into Bournmouth — we’ll go over on the ferry — for some items that we can’t get here in Swanage. Our house is the second chimney pot on the left.

© 2010 Bobby Clennell.