Bali…

When I was still quite new to Bali, a local friend whom I had met just few weeks earlier invited… Read more »

Defining the Self

For me, gardening is a moment contemplation. One day I was cleaning a flower tree by shaking it so the… Read more »

Living Life in Harmony

When I am leading a retreat, I sometimes wonder what the participants would be doing if they were not attending… Read more »

Meditation for my life, not my life for meditation

  There are many techniques of meditation, black dot visualization meditation, candle gazing meditation, mantra meditation, mala mediation, zen guided… Read more »

Gratitude

“In our daily life it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy”. (Anonymous) In… Read more »

Laughing is Contagious

About 12 years ago a friend told me: “Iyan, your smile is hiding something, your eyes are melancholic” It was… Read more »

Go Deeper….

Here in Bali all is good. My retreats for the coming months are totally booked… and that, of course, makes me… Read more »

Focus

  “What you focus on, expands” (anonymous) I recently returned from a 40 days pilgrimage (my own Escape the World), it… Read more »

About Traveling!

Today, I want to write about travel as it allowed me to experience diverse nature, history and the culture.From my… Read more »

The Year of the Rabbit!

It is said the Rabbit brings a year in which you can catch your breath and calm your nerves. It… Read more »