School of Massage and Yoga Life Sciences
For 40 years in the interests of awakening mankind and relieving suffering, David has been:
Conducting certified massage courses for home or business. Using massage to release stress, restore mental and emotional functionality. Dietary and lifestyle advise. Yoga and meditation classes enabling greater self awareness and freedom for
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The question of intelligent design
Instant karma by gifs
Since scientists discovered DNA, they have been puzzling over its nature. But they couldn’t understand very much and labelled most of our DNA as being junk with absolutely no purpose or value. However ancient scientists had a deeper understanding which gave rise to the concept
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Ignorance is the cause of all suffering
Sometime near to 3000 years ago, the Buddha achieved his enlightenment and the understanding that ignorance is the cause of all suffering.
As a consequence of his realisation he described the eightfold Path that we know today as Buddhism. But this is not a belief system, it’s an
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Debunking idol worship
A modern scientific view of our universe
Within what people refer to as Hinduism there is a fundamental desire to know or understand the nature of reality and our place in the universe, and to be free of all suffering.
Within the subcontinent of India and its surrounds, people became seekers
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A choice to make you or break you
When you know something, it is completely verifiable through direct experience or scientific method. Yet most of us believe in things that may not necessarily be true or real. There was a time when people believed that the Earth was flat, there was a time when people
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Appreciating and Integrating an Essential Life Essence
The sun is like the beating heart of our solar system and there’s nothing quite like the Sun’s warmth to brighten your day. If it were not for our sun, there could be no life on earth and although it is highly improbable, if our son stopped
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Words to shape our attitudes
Philosophy is something that we all invent and use to explain our lives and to justify our actions. It is putting together words to help us make sense of our lives and with those words, to explain and justify our existence thereby shaping our future.
Western philosophy is about outward
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A glossary of yogic terms or words commonly used in yoga
English is a challenge for some, Sanskrit a mystery to be discovered
These words are used in books about Yoga, Buddhism and Hinduism and they are often a challenge to understand. These words like English sometimes have multiple meanings which I don’t go
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Perception and reality
Over the past few hundred years, Western science has freed itself from the restraints of the church and is now free to ask what many consider as the ultimate questions. Science has also progressed and through modern analytics, the nature of existence can be explored in finite detail although as yet there
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A heritage the world mostly ignores
Goddess Ganga – a Nepali paintingvia Tumblr
Renowned as a land of colour, the home to Yoga and Buddhism, and a curious range of sciences but ostracised as being third world with unacceptable levels of poverty and crime, yet India has a long heritage that few appreciate.
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The Science of Living and Attaining World Peace
Most people associate the idea of Hinduism with India and the pantheon of gods and goddesses as depicted in this image to the right. But this is only part of the story that stretches back for tens of thousands of years.
There is no quick or
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