Samskaras: Time for a Shake Up?

20 July 2018 | 0 Comments

As the school summer holidays are now upon us and I can kiss goodbye to any routine I might profess to have, I thought this might be the perfect opportunity to look at samskaras. As a creature of habit, I love a routine and the knowledge of what I’ll be doing and when. I’m also…

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Blue Moon: Salute to the Moon

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How rare? The last day of this month sees a full moon. It will be the second full moon of March and therefore a rare…

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Samskaras: Time for a Shake Up?

20 July 2018

As the school summer holidays are now upon us and I can kiss goodbye to any routine I might profess…

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