it's Labor Day holiday here. the construction site in the community is buzzing as usual from 5:45am. perhaps there is a reduced staff and less frequency of the pile driving, but construction is still going on. one curious observation about people here. on two occasions, in the middle of the morning, once at 9:00am and another time at 10:30am, i heard a tremendous racket coming out of a balcony in an apartment - a continuous display of firecrackers. you wonder if they just bought a condominium and are chasing off evil spirits. it was hard to have a conversation over the din. i asked a coworker and he said that it's customary to do this is there is a marriage. it can be done in the middle of the day. companies do it also at opening celebrations.
this is a traveling weekend, so i did a yin practice of seated poses with no vinyasas. i have to pack now. here is a picture from a few weeks ago in Palo Alto, Ca, taken by V.
Saturday, part 2 - In the afternoon we went for a walk to Gurudev's ashram and found ourselves at a lovely Radha-Govinda temple complex, complete with deities inside and ador...
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