Starting Yoga at Home For Beginners

Best Yoga Poses

How To Start Yoga At Home For Beginners in a handy infographicStarting Yoga at Home For Beginners in 6 different poses. I love yoga and I love being able to portray if for those starting out in an infographic format, because I feel that they are really good at conveying lots of information in a nice …

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How To Live Like Marilyn Monroe!

How To Live Like Marilyn Monroe!

This could be quite a peculiar post and one that you may think is out of place in this blog all about Laos, Meditation and Spirituality! However I think that if you read that quote you will see what I mean when I write about how to live like Marilyn Monroe. I think most people …

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How To Start Meditating from a real Novice Monk

In this post, I am going talk about the way to meditate properly the Buddhist way (Therevada). This is taken directly from a novice monk that I taught called Novice Jasmine (not his real name but one he prefers to use?), from his website : The original is there to be seen as well as many other interesting …

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Throwing Marbles Into A Fire

throwing marbles into a fire

“Most of the time – 99 percent of the time – you just don’t know how and why the threads are looped together, and that’s okay. Do a good thing and something bad happens. Do a bad thing and something good happens. Do nothing and everything explodes. And very, very rarely – by some miracle …

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Benefits of Meditation Infographic

meditation infographic

  Share this Image On Your Site </p> <p><strong>Please include attribution to with this graphic.</strong></p> <p><a href=’’><img src=’’ alt=’Tansamai Benefits of Meditation Infographic’ width=’540px’ border=’0′ /></a></p> <p> So this is my first attempt at a (very basic) meditation infographic, so please be kind. If you want to be mean then that is also fine …

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The Present Is Not An Illusion

Standing right in the present

I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is. This one is from one of favorite philosophers, Alan Watts. I have actually spoken about him very briefly before but I will go into more detail about this quote …

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5 Steps To Achieve Your Goals With Meditation

Meditation is a great way to relax the mind. But it also has the benefit of really sharpening it up and giving you focus. This list is primarily to help you to achieve your goals and get out into the world and make an impact. Remember though, with great power comes great responsibility. For a more in depth analysis, …

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How to meditate with purpose

how to meditate with purpose

So this is the first post with real information straight from a serving monk. Novice Chai Vang is a Buddhist monk who started from a very early age,, as is the case for many novice monks. I actually received this information from him last year when I was teaching English, and was a pleasant surprise. He had been …

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What Is Karma

What is Karma

[dropcap]M[/dropcap]aybe you know what Karma is already, maybe you don’t. Maybe you just think you know what Karma is, but are not really sure. Maybe you have never even heard of Karma before and just clicked through here by mistake looking for a funny Darwin award story to post on Facebook and proclaim, “Karma, lol”? Who …

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Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly

it became a butterfly

OK, so I am starting this new category off with one that has been doing the rounds on the internet for some time now. However I like it and this is my blog so there 😛 This particular quote seems to have its origins from a centuries old Taoist philosopher named Chuang Tzu, and like all of these …

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Discover The Spiritual World And Understand The Hermit

Spiritual Bodhi Tree

I’ll tell you what hermits realize. If you go off into a far, far forest and get very quiet, you’ll come to understand that you’re connected with everything. – Alan Watts Alan Watts was a unique character in the topic of religion and spirituality. He was influenced by East Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Buddhism, and …

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All About Laos

Novice monk at the top of Phousi Hill

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]ome of you wonderful people may be asking yourself, “so why Laos?” Well I have good news for those people, I will answer that briefly today and hopefully you will come away with a better understanding of just where in the world I am and what Laos is all about. Of course I know that …

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