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Roasted Red Bell Pepper Puree recipes

Roasted Red Bell Pepper Puree

(Dec 3, 2019) I usually roast bell pepper for salad and pizza topping. But a chef suggested puree-ing it with paprika for a multi-purpose condiment - dip, sauce, topping. The thought got me excited.....more »»

Coffeemates and Breadmates (Nov 2019) people

Coffeemates and Breadmates (Nov 2019)

(Nov 30, 2019) Chiang Mai's revolving door continues to bring-in wonderful souls who shape its animated peoplescape. Good fortune has it that some come to chance Nawa Saraan Healing Space for coffee, bread and friendship.....more »»

Visiting the Black House of Chiang Rai traveling

Visiting the Black House of Chiang Rai

(Nov 26, 2019) Black House is a rather dark-themed museum consisting of numerous black building structures in a sizable land area. There are a sprinkling of animal bones, skins, rock gardens, wooden carvings and interesting architecture.....more »»

Revisiting Chiang Rai traveling

Revisiting Chiang Rai

(Nov 26-28, 2019) It has been 3.5 years since I visited Chiang Rai. While doing a visa run to Tachileik, Myanmar, to took a 2-night stay in Chiang Rai before heading back to Chiang Mai. I didn't realize how much I needed that break until I took it...more »»

Kaka Mudra yoga

Kaka Mudra

(Nov 23, 2019) Kaka Mudra rolls-up the tongue sideways to emulate a straw. Air is drawn-in and held. This prevents all kinds of diseases, removes bad breath, quenches thirst and produces a cooling effect on the body....more »»

Movie Review: The Cave (2019) movies

Movie Review: The Cave (2019)

(Nov 23, 2019) This is a heart-wrenching drama of sacrifice, hope, derring-do, coordination of experts, bureaucracy, that ultimately heralded the triumph of the human spirit against all odds, as the world watched.....more »»

Point-Of-Failure Birthday Workout fitness

Point-Of-Failure Birthday Workout

(Oct 22, 2019) To celebrate my birthday, I do a point-of-failure workout to reset the benchmark. Can I still do the same things I used to do? Do I still have the juice? Only one way to find out!....more »»

Anushasan Mudra meditation

Anushasan Mudra

(Oct 18, 2019) Discipline and leadership are developed. Success is brought about by better work performance. Personality is enhanced.....more »»

Learning Thai with Cee teaching

Learning Thai with Cee

(Oct 13, 2019) Learning Thai from a white guy? Yes, and it couldn't be better. Cee knows and speaks Thai by heart with even a local accent. But as a fluent English speaker, he can articulate the nuances of the Thai language and answer our questions in a way a Thai teacher (with limited English) cannot...more »»

Vayu (Pranic Wind) yoga

Vayu (Pranic Wind)

(Sep 20, 2019) Vayu (or Prana Vayu) is not widely known in yoga, but I keep encountering this word as I do my readings in yoga and pranayama. It seems to be an energetic wind element that is both powerful and obscure. Time to roll up my sleeves and find out more about it.....more »»

Arahattamagga Arahattaphala - the path to Aranhantship Meditation Book Review

Arahattamagga Arahattaphala - the path to Aranhantship

(Dec 30, 2018) A monk narrates his meditation journey that ultimately led to an arahantship. His personal tale is compelling for a seeker like me because it puts flesh and blood and human struggle into the difficult path of deepening a meditative practice that transcends textbook descriptions and definitions...more »»

The 9 Jhanas of Buddha meditation

The 9 Jhanas of Buddha

(Aug 22, 2019) The story has it that in Buddha's quest for enlightenment, he reached up to the 9th Jhana but still came short of liberation. This word Jhana kept coming up in my readings. Curious, I devoted quality reading time to learn more about Jhana.....more »»

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