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Gayatri Mantra Yoga

Gayatri Mantra

(Jan 21, 2014) Gayatri Mantra is a sacred sound attributed to the sage, Rishi Visvamitra. With depth pulled from the very bowels of heaven and earth, it permeated down to my core, evolving, giving new meaning to its poetic melody...more »»




WORKS IN PROGRESS
2022: A Year in Review Traveling Lucid Thoughts

2022: A Year in Review

(Dec 31, 2022) 2022 ushered a new chapter in my life. After 4 years in Thailand, I had to leave and find solace in my own country and settle in Cebu City...more »»

Hatha Yoga Pradipika Yoga Book Review

Hatha Yoga Pradipika

(Sep 8 - ?, 2022) While nearly every yogi I meet talks about Patanjali's Yoga Sutras as his/her basis for their practice (which is mostly asana), Patanjali's Sutras actually only mentions one asana - a seated pose that can be held long and comfortably. Obscured from the modern dissertation of yoga is the one book that actually focuses more about the asanas - Hatha Yoga Pradipika.....more »»

Qortal Web Hosting learning

Qortal Web Hosting

(May 17, 2022) Since my priority with Qortal is to develop and host a website within its blockchain, my immediate task after reading its introduction and tutorial was creating even a simple dummy website just to acclimatize its interface and features. When the website is in place, I'm sure my mind would once again be racing on what to do with Qortal next...more »»

The Complete Book of Vinyasa Yoga by Srivatsa Ramaswami yoga book review

The Complete Book of Vinyasa Yoga by Srivatsa Ramaswami

(datedate) Srivatsa Ramaswami was a direct one-on-one student of the legendary Tirumalai Krishnamacharya for 33 years. His experience with the Master encompassed yogic elements of asana, breathing, mindfulness, and therapy. With so many neo-yoga versions by self-styled revisionists nowadays, this practice takes us back to the source. A true gem!....more »»




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Hanging Bananas

(Jan 14, 2023 Maria, Siquijor, Philippines) Colorful hanging bananas are irresistible!


1:4:2:3 Nadi Shodana Yoga

1:4:2:3 Nadi Shodana

(Jan 26, 2023) In Hatha Yoga Pradipika, they talk about the importance of breathing ratios in pranayama. I downloaded a metronome app and pushed my limit to a 1:4:2:3 ratio with 5 seconds as one count...more »»

Lazi's Boulevard Traveling

Lazi's Boulevard

(Jan 22, 2023) The Boulevard at night is perhaps Lazi's strongest suite. It's a refreshing reminder that you are in a coastal town with fresh air, outdoor expanse and a harbor view...more »»

Lazi: A Monthly Stay Traveling

Lazi: A Monthly Stay

(Jan 21, 2023) After a frustrating 2-week search for a monthly stay in Siquijor Island, I finally found a suitable place in Lazi (my first choice) that was budget-friendly. Now, the pressure is gone, and I can finally resume a normal life and enjoy the offerings of Siquijor Island...more »»

7 Days in Maria, Siquijor Traveling

7 Days in Maria, Siquijor

(Jan 14-21, 2023) When I booked for 7 nights in an isolated resort in Maria, I prepared myself for the isolation. True enough, I was productive and covered much ground on my online work, plus being fit from all the cycling...more »»

Siquijor: In Search of Resonance Traveling

Siquijor: In Search of Resonance

(Jan 9-14, 2023) After 3 months in Cebu City, despite the Shaman who advised me to settle in Cebu, I felt the need to move on in search of a place that resonates. Next stop? Siquijor!..more »»

Immortals Who Walk Amongst Us Peoplescape Lucid Thoughts

Immortals Who Walk Amongst Us

(Dec 23, 2022) In 2 days, it's uncanny that I stumbled upon 2 lives believed by many to be immortals - Mahavatar Babaji and Count St. Germain. I didn't seek them out but their stories landed on my lap. Hmmm...what's the underlying hint here?..more »»

Yoga Talk at Dawata Yoga Studio Yoga

Yoga Talk at Dawata Yoga Studio

(Dec 9, 2022) Word got around that my Yoga Talk at Hostel 7 was relevant and even compelling. Dawata Yoga Studio owners, Dennis and Sepfry, asked if I can conduct the same talk/workshop. I said yes. Yes to Life, of course...more »»

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