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    From darkness to light

    asato mā sadgamayatamaso mā jyotirgamayamṛtyor mā’mṛtaṃ gamaya ~ Bṛhadāraṇyaka Upaniṣad, 1.3.28* Those of you who followed my regular yoga classes (back in the day!) will remember this mantra we chanted at the end of each class. It is known as the pavamāna mantra, or (mental) purification mantra, meaning: Lead me from the unreal to the real, from darkness to light,…

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    Going viral – living in a fast-changing world

    Going viral - living in a fast-changing world. We must think carefully about what we want society to look like - what is a tolerable level of control over daily life? Do you want to return to "normal"? What is it about normal that you want to go back to? Or is it reassurance and security you want? This is…