(I wrote this post several months ago but I haven't had a chance to publish it on the blog until now. It is an account of a yoga nidra meditation session I participated in on 20th June 2018.) My yoga teacher asked the class to imagine a golden door and then open it. The... Continue Reading →
Another Vision While Meditating.
I experienced the following vision during a recent guided meditation session in a Hatha yoga class. It occurred two weeks after the previous vision I had of the monk in the Japanese garden ( see A Vision Experienced While Meditating). I was lying in shavasana. The yoga teacher asked the class to visualise a series... Continue Reading →
Coffee and My Spiritual Journey.
I loved coffee. I was what we call in Melbourne a ‘coffee snob’. I began drinking coffee in my teens. I started on instant coffee: first Nescafe and then Moccona. Once I turned eighteen, my taste developed and I began drinking percolated coffee. A ritual of passage as it were. For many years I drank... Continue Reading →
Sometimes I Forget Why I Write.
Sometimes I forget why I write. I focus so much upon the dream of success, the acclaim and affirmation of others, that I lose sight of the rewards the act of writing gives to me. It is only when I write that I experience a true sense of contentment and fulfillment, a sense that I... Continue Reading →
A Chance Meeting, a Lost Opportunity and a New Direction.
A chance meeting can lead to a new direction. This is a story about such a chance meeting I had recently, which lead to a new direction in my life. It occurred in Melbourne, Australia, on Saturday 13th May 2017. I was walking up Lonsdale Street on my way to the Theosophical Bookshop. I had... Continue Reading →