The YOGA of POOL – Secrets to Becoming a Champion in Billiards and in Life

For those that have purchased my groundbreaking book on pool, please consider writing a small review on Amazon or getting a copy for yourself. Here is one recent review from a customer: “The author clearly defines areas of one’s inner workings of the body and mind such that the readers will is brought to the…

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Dreams sometimes remind us of lessons learned and how far we still have to go

His Holiness Radhanath Swami I dreamt of a great saint the other night, but sadly I did not act as I would have liked. I was inside a temple where many people had gathered. I was not sure why I was there, but then in the background I noticed Radhanath Swami, an initiating spiritual master…

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We cooked a vegan lunch for the president of Uruguay

The idea of cooking a vegan lunch for the President of Uruguay was something I immediately thought about after my partner Juliana told me about Jose “Pepe” Mujica. She was like a little girl when describing this amazing man. She then showed me youtube videos and translated speeches he had given at the United Nations…

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The Girl with the red dress (POEM for my daughter)

The girl with the red dress, turned 16 today, I honestly don’t know whether to laugh, cry or say “hip, hip, hooray!” because with every cycle of the sun, my hair turns more grey,  and frankly, getting old and useless is not something I pray. However, to see my daughter shine and blossom like a…

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My journey with Food for Life – A summary of 30 years of service

I could hardly imagine Food for Life being so successful when I first became a volunteer way back in 1984. Back then, I worked as an assistant cook and server at a free food cafe called, Gopals in Parramatta, Australia. That was one of the first free food cafes set up by the Hare Krishna…

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My wish list for 2014

May this year bring me closer to my authentic self,  May this year help me stand tall and not as an elf,  May the sun of good thoughts cross my mind everyday,  May the clouds of doubt and doom run far away. May my daughter Kishori be happy and strong,  May her soul soul sore…

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The Wisdom of Hindsight POEM

Jaggy, my darling, so sweet and kind, With piercing brown eyes and an inquiring mind,  You enter my soul, deeply, and tickle my heart,  and make me never want to leave you, or be far apart… From your loving embrace, on a cold Winter’s day,  or your caresses on my neck, during the warmth of…

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Food for Life Director featured in AUSTRALIAN YOGA LIFE

First printed Australian Yoga Life and put the www.ayl.com.au Nourishing the soul Sitting on a beach in Sri Lanka at the beginning of his world tour earlier this year, Food For Life (FFL) Global director Paul Rodney Turner was quietly reflecting on his life journey. “I pondered why I find myself travelling so much?” he…

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Challenges make your love stronger

What doesn’t kill you — will make you strong I console myself, as I write this song… A song of the heart — hardened over time, That longs for loving — through romantic rhyme… And the sweetness of affection, on a Winter’s morn,  And the sunflower’s blessing, as a new day dawns, And the caress…

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A poem for Jaggy

Dear Jagannath Priya, devi dasi you are, A lover of animals, like a benediction star, And those you allow to come into your world,  You nurture and love them, like an oyster does a pearl. O’ how lucky I am to, have met you this time,  when my heart is so open for romantic rhyme…

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