Renaissance Granddad


Musings Meditation, the Japji Sahib and Sikhism

An Early Meditation and the Japji Sahib leads to a Renewed Interest in Sikhism and Kundalini Yoga
The Meditation

Over the last few days I have changed up my morning routine. On the days that I am not working at Target, I have started my morning with a twenty-minute meditation. Typically, my meditation comes after my yoga. Both times I have done this my meditation has been very very good. I think I will keep it that way at least for a while. I also think the music I used for the soundtrack.had a hand in making the meditation better. Both days the soundtrack was from the album Alive in the Vortex by Steve Roach.  Steve Roach is one of those musicians whose name I know but whose music I never listen to much. I think I’ll have to change that, and check out some more of his stuff.

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What’s Been Happening? A Quick Update!

Let's Learn German book being used in my studies!

A Little Reading, Some Yoga and an Attempt to learn German!

Well, it has been about ten days since I posted anything new. I think that is probably the longest I have gone in the last three years without posting anything! The fact that I haven’t posted doesn’t mean nothing has been happening though, because I have been doing stuff! I finished two books The Secret Crown Book 6 in Chris Kuzneski‘s Payne and Jones series and the latest from Harlan Coben Fool Me Once. Both were really good books. They are books 23 and 24 for 2016. I will try to write more about them in the next few days. I also started reading Jack 1939 from Francine Mathews so far it is pretty good.

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The Dash Diet and Yoga Highlight the Week!

WArrior II yoga pose
Even With a Cold Babysitting, The Dash Diet and Yoga Make it a Good Week!

So having a wicked cold and babysitting all week does not mix well with trying to blog .I think that the cold had more to do with it than babysitting because three out of the four days I babysat this week were with Zoe and that’s a cake job and then on Friday Oliver and I had a pretty good time together! So other than occupying my time that didn’t babysitting wasn’t the reason that I haven’t written anything since Tuesday, I do believe that the constant coughing and not getting a good night’s rest had more to do with it!! But anyway here I am on a blizzard Saturday trying to catch up!!

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This Week in Yoga – End of the Week Update

WArrior II yoga pose

The Yoga  – “The Essence of Self”  and Kundalini/Weights and More

So the last time I chronicled my adventures in Exerciseland was Tuesday night June 30th. On morning Tuesday, I missed my yoga, but I did do the Kundalini kriya “For A New Energy Balance” in the afternoon. On Tuesday evening i’ did a quick very relaxing kriya called “Movement”.to prepare for the non-stop movement of a day babysitting of Oiiver! I also created a circuit timer for the kriya “Essence of Self”, the length of the kriya is around 15 minutes so it was a perfect fit for the time I had on Wednesday morning.

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Xavier Quijas Yxayotl and Kundalini – Go Together!

Xavier Quijas Yxayotl - Mayan Ancestral Music

Kundalini Kriyas – To Master Your Domain and For A New Energy Balance

So I did in fact start my morning yesterday, using my new Seconds circuit timer on my Kindle Fire to provide the times for my morning Kundalini yoga session. I did the :To Master Your Domain” kriya again and the timer works great. I can move easily from one movement to the next within the 15 second rest period, I set between each exercise’. And the nice lady even informs me which exercise I am doing! Never once did  see say “calculating you’re doing the wrong exercises bozo!”. I even know now how long the set takes 26:45 with the rest periods included!!

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