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The Forgotten 21st Century Pandemics That Are Already Here

We know Covid-19 is very dangerous. Today we’ll look at rising incidence of the top 12 comorbidities and how to avoid them. Some of these diseases are growing so fast ...
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7th Century Temple at Keramas Sacred River Village in Bali

A guided tour of the ancient family temple at Keramas Sacred River Village includes a description of numerous statues in three courtyards. Built in the 7th century, the temple is ...
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Bali Traditional Foods – Step by Step Video

Can you join us for lunch today? In our local Balinese cooking class, we gathered wild foods and prepared them for lunch. I made a video of the adventure! Here ...
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Bali Harmony, A Concept of Life

How can we begin our day with harmony in the world? Balinese tradition of daily offerings is a simple and deep way to create positive blessings with Nature, to invoke ...
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The Hindu Trimurti, Five Elements, and Fresh Duck Eggs!

Every place I look here in Bali I see a new thread to explore, a window into another time. This three-headed statue is the Hindu trinity or Trimurti. Each face represents ...
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Where exactly are we in the Cosmic Cycles of Time?

According to the ancient Hindu calendar and Swami Sri Yukteswar, earth is moving into a Golden Age whether we like it or not. Our current stress represents a major shift ...
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Pinch me! We move to Keramas Sacred River Village

Pinch me! I can hardly contain my joy. For four months Lama D and I have been asking and praying for for a place to live and hold our retreats ...
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Six-Step-Harmonization, a focused video meditation to start your day.

This 18-minute video shows how to powerfully rebalance your thoughts and reset your nervous system. It gives you critical tools to relax, ground, protect, and navigate every day the best ...
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We Find Paradise in Bali and Make Chocolate Coconut Ice Cream

Can we feel intense joy at the same time as we experience total uncertainty? This is my question for you today. In my daily thoughts, I’m working to embrace uncertainty ...
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I discover the real history of Bali, and make a video!

When I discovered the amazing story of Bali culture, I made a video about it. Bali is the remains of the ancient Majpahit Empire. Based in Java, this Hindu – Buddhist civilization ruled ...
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Embracing Each Moment in an Unknown Universe

Looking at the big picture, I see that the future of the world is utterly unclear. Our civilization and our shared reality hang by a thin thread. Yet at the ...
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Lazy Days in Bali

These are beautiful warm days in Bali, Indonesia, where we are safe and enjoying life under lockdown. Bali has been quite free of coronavirus difficulty, thankfully. Here I’m sharing a ...
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