Meaning in the present

The New Scientist magazine has been in the corner of my eye recently, and someone pointed me to an article about time, which made me chuckle...Present?
You don't need to subscribe to know that this is a big subject. Sometimes life feels like a series of sliding doors moments, with potentially life changing decisions presented to us pretty often.

"Some beautiful paths would never be found without getting lost" Ozon.

Our latest sessions have had the themes of the Baghavad Gita's wisdom, but also an element of travelling through time, which we can feel, hear, see, smell and taste so clearly in our lives when autumn has such definite and swift changes.

Yoga practices take on a more earthy feel this time of year, with a balancing and rooting direction, but it is always appropriate to remember the power of the breath the one thing that the New Scientist doesn't mention is that there is no lag in the attention to our own breath; When the attention is on the breath it is simultaneous with the action.

"This book will never perish, the papers form into a book, if you tear the pages into small pieces, you don't' call it a book anymore. The book becomes pieces of paper. Set fire and you get ash. In normal language we say, "the book was destroyed". But in reality you don't destroy anything. Only the word "book" is no more. only the form keeps changing."
Baghavad Gita commentary Ch8 sl21-28

This might be a difficult concept to associate with but when we apply it to ourselves we come up with something interesting...

I am an adult, but within me I have been a child, yet the child is no longer visible, the memories, however creative, are still alive in me and the experiences have shaped me. The title "child" has changed, but I am still me as an adult.

We'll be playing with this idea with a light touch.

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