The Components of a Yogic Lifestyle: a 4-week MWC course with Charu

This 4-week course is based on Lama Marut’s translation of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. The Yoga Sutras are the foundational text of all the yoga traditions of India and are key to understanding the purpose of yoga. We will go through verses from all four chapters to understand the workings of our mind, the eight limbs of yoga and the path to realisation. Mondays 7, 14, 21 & 28 August 2017 7pm – 8.30pm 51B, Temple Street, 2nd floor, Chinatown (S) 58596 $15/ class or $50 for all 4 classes​ Please note that as we have not met the minimum number of…

Get Unbusy: Defecting from the Cult of Busyness

A 4-week MWC Course with Charu Ramesh This four class course draws upon texts like the Ashtavakra Gita, Bhagavad Gita, Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life and the Yoga Sutras, to help us loosen the grip of busyness on our lives. We will look at what fuels our compulsive busyness, how to generate some breathing space and explore how we can discriminate between productive and unproductive actions. The structure of the four sessions is as follows: Class 1 – Defining the problem The problem with being busy, why we are so busy. Class 2 – Getting organized Differentiating between…

Making Change Happen: Using Spiritual Teachings to Transform Ourselves

These sessions are inspired by our desire to set resolutions for ourselves and the difficulties we have in making them a reality. They aim to help us set an intention, map out the path to making it happen and follow through on the execution.  Sessions will be interactive and participative, with time to reflect and make notes as well as to discuss and ask questions.  The first session will focus on clarifying what we want to do, why we want to do it and how we can do it, breaking the process into steps. Subsequent sessions will provide guidance and help…

17-23 Oct: Lama Marut and Cindy Lee in Singapore

Join us for three nights of talks and teachings with our teachers, Lama Marut and Cindy Lee. Sign up below! Lama Marut and Cindy Lee will also be teaching a course “The Spectrum of Yoga” at Pure Yoga, Asia Square from Fri 21- Sun 23 Oct. More information here: http://www.pure-yoga.com/singapore/workshop/detail/131 Remembering & Forgetting: The Importance of Memory in Living a Happy Life with Lama Marut Monday 17 Oct, 7.30 – 9.30pm Civil Service Club (Mars Room, Level 4) 60 Tessensohn Road, Singapore 217664 Cost: by donation (suggested $25) Detox the Mind: Buddha’s Master Cleanse for the “Three Poisons” with Cindy Lee Tuesday 18 Oct, 7.30 –…

Mindful Relationships: a 4-week MWC course with Charu Ramesh

This four-class MWC course, designed by Lama Marut (lamamarut.org), shows us a path to developing joyful relationships in all spheres of our life. It explores the bases for strong relationships, the reasons for conflict and above all, how we can take ownership of the relationships in our lives, rather than being pushed along by the vagaries of life and of others. The structure of the sessions is as follows: Session 1 – Beginning relationships (Sep 19) Session 2 – Maintaining relationships (Sep 26) Session 3 – Deepening relationships (Oct 3) Session 4 – Endings and Letting Go (Oct 10) As…

#47_May 2016 – Take a Break

Take a Break. ….before you have to. For some reason holding down two jobs, doing charity work helping small businesses, managing a household and planning an international move was not enough of a signal to clear some space for some inner work. There are times when stretching yourself with multiple challenges leads to great breakthroughs, whether in knowledge, understanding or the sense of wholeness that comes through helping someone else achieve their goals. Other times you may be filling your time, running about being ‘busy busy’ because you are avoiding being with yourself, being quiet; facing the reality of who…

18 July and 1 Aug: Tales of Wisdom, with Charu Ramesh

Join us as we explore and understand the teachings of the Dharma through tales and parables. Session 1 on 18th July:  The King and the Peace contest. What is real peace of mind? Session 2 on August 1st– The errant son in law. Using skillful means to work with relationships. Here is a taster from the Jewish tradition on the value of stories: Truth entered a village naked as the day he was born. The villagers had one look at the naked truth and were afraid of the stark harshness and drove him out in anger and malice. Dejected, Truth wandered in the desert. Without…

The Problem, the Cause, the Goal and the Solution: a 4-week course with Charu Ramesh

This four-class MWC course is designed by Lama Marut and lays out the foundational structure of any authentic spiritual path. It explores the basis of the discontent that lies beneath the surface of all our lives, leading us through the reasons for it and the path out of it, outlining a coherent and efficient method for reaching the goal of true happiness. The structure of the sessions is as follows: Session 1 – The seesaw of happiness and dissatisfaction (June 6) Session 2 – The cause of the ups and downs (June 13) Session 3 – Ending the cycle (June 20) Session…

How to Live Well in a Messy World: The Yoga of Action

A Middle Way Centre course led by Charu Ramesh. The course is based on the Bhagavad Gita, one of the great classics of the world’s religious literature that is especially masterful in its instructions on how to integrate spiritual principles into our everyday lives. Charu Ramesh is a classical homeopath, an I Ching interpreter and a life guide. Dates:  Mondays – 8, 15, 22, 29th June, 6th and 13th July 2015 Time: 7.30 – 9 pm Venue: 51b Temple Street (top floor) Chinatown MRT Exit A Cost: Free, by donation For more information and registration, please email info@asc-sg.org.