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Basic DNA Course
Laing & Annalies
Advanced DNA Course
Now available from Brooker Gallery
High st Freo
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The Feldenkrais Guild of WA presents
Finding Your Voice
Enrich the quality of your voice
Experience how to speak & sing with less effort and more ease
Discover how to keep the power and sensitivity in your voice so
you can confidently speak your mind or sing from your heart
A Feldenkrais Method® workshop presented by Stephen Grant, Feldenkrais Practitioner,
Head of Voice at Melbourne University Conservatorium of Music and Francesca White,
Feldenkrais Assistant Trainer with almost 20 years of teaching drama & opera students.
Observe Stephen and Francesca working with a professional singer
For more information or to book please contact Shelley Kiiveri
email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 0402 957 350
DATE : Sunday 8 June, 10am-4 .30pm COST: $180 (early birds $150 by Wed 14 May)
VENUE: West Australian Ballet Centre, 134-138 Whatley Crescent, Maylands
EASTER WEEKEND SEMINAR
Sunday 20 April & Monday 21 April 2014
“Foundations of the Ancient Wisdom”
PRESENTER: Ed Abdill
International Lecturer for the Thesophical Society in America
In this weekend seminar Ed will be exploring our roots in the
Eternal. Take us on a journey to discover how our minds and emotions are modes
of motion that we create and that we can change. As well as looking at the
principles after the body dies, how we might lead a spiritual life and much more...
NO CHARGE for the seminar - MEALS: BYO LUNCH or if required a lunch can be
provided at the cost of $10.00 Lunch registrations close 11 April 2014
Phone: 9328 8104 Venue: 21 Glendower Street, Perth email: email@example.com
THE THEOSOPHICAL SOCIETY IN PERTH
Welcomes you to participate in an........
every person is an entire universe within.
In the cha nting of Na m Myōhō Renge
Kyō, there is a saying... “suffer what there is
to suffer and enjoy what there is to enjoy and
regard these both as facts of life.”
I got better. That’s a ble ssing.
I ask, “Who am I?”
yang, a happy and a sad, a healthy and an
unhealthy. How I choose to express myself
may change according to the seasons,
acc ording to my mood, yet my nature doe sn’t
change. I remain who I am, my essence is
unchanged. A s Rumi said, what hurts you
a lso bles ses you.
So here is my blessing:
I am vulnerable.
I am not perfect.
I am weak.
I am human.
I am me...
Shadow and Light Source Both
“How does a part of the world leave the
How does wetness leave water?
Don’t try to put out fire by throwing on
Don’t wash a wound with blood.
No matter how fast you run, your shadow
Sometimes it’s in front!
Only full overhead sun diminishes your
But that shadow has been serving you.
What hurts you, blesses you.
Darkness is your candle.
Your boundaries are your quest .
I could explain this, but it will break the
glass cover on your heart, and there’s no
fixing that .
You must have shadow and light source
Listen, and lay your head under the tree of
When from that tree feathers and
wings sprout on you, be quieter than a dove.
Don’t even open your mouth for even a
~ Rumi (Translated by Col eman Barks) •
to inspire them? Surely I am the one, with
all my healthy food, yoga and meditation,
who “should ” be healthy? A naturopath,
nutritionist, life coach, shouldn’t I be the
one who has it all together?
What am I suppressing? What is so
dark about myself, that I don’t want to look
at? Am I still loveable when Bali belly has
removed all norma lity from my digestion,
until it seems water flows from my mouth
through my colon a nd out the other end?
Am I still loveable when my head aches, and
I don’t have the energ y to get up? How have
I cre ated this?
“To be whole, let yourself break. To be
straight, let yourself bend. To be full,
let yourself be empty. To be new, let
yourself wear out. To have everything,
give everything up.
Knowing others is a kind of
knowledge ; knowing yourself is
wisdom. Conquering others requires
strength; conquering yourself is
true power. To realise that you have
enough is true wealth. Pushing ahead
may succeed, but staying put brings
endurance. Die without perishing,
and find the eternal. To know that you
do not know is strength. Not knowing
that you do not know is a sickness. The
cure begins with the recognition of the
Knowing what is permanent:
enlightenment. Not knowing what
is permanent : disaster. Knowing
what is permanent opens the mind.
Open mind, open heart. Open heart,
~ Tao Te Ching
The Japanes e Buddhist monk, Nichiren
(1222-82), established the cha nting of
Nam Myōhō Renge Kyō to awaken Buddha
nature within. The chanting is a way to
directly experience es sential a nd existential
truths that delve into the deepe st level s of
the universe. The signa l is an intention
to bring forth our highest potential and
achieve ele vation in our life, thus ra ising the
melody of the whole universe. Na m Myōhō
Renge Kyō sends out a message of personal
responsibility, drawing on one’s own wisdom,
while at the same time acknowledging that
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