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Forever Summer

The idea of ‘forever summer’ might sounds strange to some people. Flashback to the month of December. I was on an outskirt of Sichuan, China. One local asked me, ‘Oh you…

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Feeling the flow of energy in yoga pose

The basic element that distinguishes yoga practice from other exercises is the intentional integration of breath, posture, and movement. I have to confess that my body was not flexible…

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Zenfriends — Monkey

Welcome to this special zone of Zenfriends! The idea of animals as our Zenfriends has been in my mind for quite some time. The message is clear — animals think…

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MEDITATIVE DRAWING : Visualisation of mental images

I drew her on the 4th day of my first silent meditation retreat in a forest in Thailand. I didn’t know her name. Let alone talking to her. In the…

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MEDITATIVE DRAWING : Being mindful of each breath

Drawing is one way to calm my mind. But calming my mind for meditation practice is another story. Let’s begin. Here we are. Time for our body and…

Calming mind with natural surroundings

MEDITATION : A journey of self-discovery

MY EARLY ENCOUNTER Way way back then when I was still a secondary school student, there was a buddhist place next to my school. My classmate asked me to…

Lemon Poppy Seeds cake

BAKING LEMON POPPY SEEDS CAKE

Here is the Lemon Poppy Seeds Cake in action! The fun part of baking a cake is observing it rising in oven. Nothing beat a home-made cake. Baking…

I am not a chinese

I AM NOT A CHINESE

It was the strangest thing happened in my life — someone thought I should be a Chinese. Here’s the story presented in comic-strip style. During an asian event in…