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When Things Fall Apart

When Things Fall Apart

When Things Fall Apart is an insightful and very readable book. It is composed of 22 short meditations about how to be intimate with whatever arises, especially when whatever arises is difficult. As she says, our practice “nails us. It…

Online Meditations on Sundays & Wednesdays

Online Meditations on Sundays & Wednesdays

Hi everyone, In light of recent events, I will be hosting my meditation and inquiry sessions online. Of course, I will miss seeing everyone in person but right now it is the only way for us to meet. Under these…

Arrive: Closed for 2 Weeks

Arrive: Closed for 2 Weeks

Hi everybody, Conditions keep changing rapidly and we have to do our best to keep up with them. Given the exponential growth of COVID-19 in Canada and around the world, we have decided to close Arrive Yoga and Mindfulness for…

March 15th Session

March 15th Session

Hi everyone, Jacqueline will be running the session today (March 15th). I’m feeling off. No COVID-19 symptoms but playing it safe for everyone. Once I’m feeling better and the social distancing recommendation comes down, I intend to teach no matter…

How to Work a Meditation

How to Work a Meditation

Some suggestions: If you are a part of our Guelph community, just continue coming to the Sunday or Wednesday sessions just as you have been. Maybe bring a small notebook to write down the meditations and maybe take a few…

Time to Write My Book

Time to Write My Book

Hi, My name is Ken Hood. I have been studying, practicing and teaching meditation/mindtraining for 30 years in the community of Guelph Ontario. I have also been a bookseller for 36 years at The Bookshelf. Anyway, it’s time for me…

Meditation Possibilities

Meditation Possibilities

  Sunday Meditation & Inquiry Sessions @ 10:30 am (Will begin again Sept. 15/19.) Everyone is welcome! We begin with a half-hour meditation. Instruction is available, if are new to practice. We then have an open-ended inquiry about our experience….

Mahamudra

Mahamudra

Pith Instructions from Tilopa I bow to Vajra Dakini. 1. Mahamudra cannot be taught, Naropa, But your devotion to your teacher and the hardships you’ve met Have made you patient in suffering and also wise: Take this to heart, my…

Tough Stuff

Tough Stuff

Here are a couple of practices that we have been using to work with difficult conditions. The first is predisposing our minds to see a difficult condition as something beneficial. Not easy but very powerful when it works. We recite…

Hi everybody, Next week is the long weekend July 1. So this week June 24th is the last session until early September. If I don’t see you tomorrow, have a great summer!