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The Blanket Warriors performing nordic yoga – Indian ashram experience

  Phool Chatti Ashram is a 100 year old ashram located 7 kms north of Rishikesh on the Ganga river bank. Here, you can experience ashram life in…

Belly-shaking laughter yoga – Indian ashram experience

  Phool Chatti Ashram is a 100 year old ashram located 7 kms north of Rishikesh on the Ganga river bank. Here, you can experience ashram life in…

Dipping in the Ganga river – Indian ashram experience

  Phool Chatti Ashram is a 100 year old ashram located 7 kms north of Rishikesh on the Ganga river bank. Here, you can experience ashram life in…

Temple ceremony – Indian ashram experience

  Prayer is an important aspect of ashram life. In the Phool Chatti ashram there is a daily evening prayer, or ”pooja” which is performed in the small…

Neti Pot – yogic cleansing in the ashram

  The morning routine in the ashram is a 3 hour program starting at 6 am. It contains meditation, pranayama (breathing exercises), chanting mantras, yoga, and: yogic cleansing…

Spending a week in a traditional Indian Ashram

  Phool Chatti Ashram is a 100 year old ashram located 7 kms north of Rishikesh on the Ganga river bank. Here, you can experience ashram life in…

Walking mindfully at Tushita – Introduction to Buddhism

Yeah.. what can I say? I have still a lot to learn when it comes to being mindful. ūüėČ    

Calm down that monkey mind at Tushita – Introduction to Buddhism

Fresh and clean after a refreshing shower I arrive in the gompa at 6:45 am. As the meditation starts: HELLO MONKEY MIND!! Maybe that shower was a little…

My karma yoga job at Tushita – Introduction to Buddhism

  For more information about the course please check out the¬†Tushita website

How silence turned us into peaceful zombies at Tushita – Introduction to Buddhism

  For more information about the course please check out the¬†Tushita website

Eating mindful at Tushita – Introduction to Buddhism

For more information about the course please check out the Tushita website

Waking up mindful at Tushita – Introduction to Buddhism

Being mindful is not that easy… ūüėČ “The gong woke me up this morning at 6 and I forgot entirely about ‘waking up mindful’ as was explained yesterday….

Teachings in the gompa at Tushita – Introduction to Buddhism

  Teachings on the concepts of Tibetan Buddhism are given twice a day, the first 6 full days of the course. They take place in the Gompa, the…

Breakfast at Tushita – Introduction to Buddhism

Tushita is at an altitude of 1800 meter and in November it gets quite cold. There’s no central heating so everyone was wearing multiple layers of clothes. Silently…

10-day Buddhism course & meditation retreat at Tushita – McLeodGanj

One of my reasons for going to McLeod Ganj, in the North of India is to deepen my understanding of Tibetan Buddhism. McLeod Ganj is famous for being…

Meditation: calm down, calm down, calm down – Cambodia

The¬†Hariharalaya¬†retreat center in Cambodia was my refuge turning 30 (see my previous post). And, it was so good that I went back for more. Six days of yoga…

the Hariharalaya yoga & meditation retreat – Where I turned 30!

Turning 30. Was I trying to escape it, as my brother suggested, by going away traveling? Who knows. While my Facebook news feed gradually turned into a portfolio¬†of…

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