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Last week when I delivered a couple of my books to a store in Amsterdam with all sorts of things Tibetan, there was a Tibetan man, tall impressive, long hair in a fashionable bun. He was chatting with the shopkeeper about preparing food, actually preparing the fish from the tank at the shop keepers home into sushi. First jokingly then more seriously as it turned out he was running a sushi restaurant and he noticed the title of my book ‘Freeing the Fish’.
‘Freeing the Fish’ refers to the first story in my book and the practise in Lhasa for Tibetans to buy live fish in market to set them free in the river to save lives and gain merit.
We had a laugh about this coincidence and joked about his business. But the conversation turned more serious when the man who was even addressed as Rinpoche (a…
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There are more commonalities with the Yoga & the Buddhist paths to happiness then most people are willing to accept. B.K.S. Iyengar & the Dalai Lama discuss both practical and theoretical techniques to the path to happiness and enlightenment. They discuss and demonstrate the differences and commonalities between Yoga Asanas and Buddhist Meditation.