Learning at Vaidyagrama
My eventful commute to Vaidyagrama typically sees me at school around 9am. I have an hour to spend before class starts at 10am, and I usually do some of my morning chanting meditation then.
I’ll get asked a few questions from patients as to what I’m doing and it gives me a chance to tell them about my beliefs and practices in ISKCON – but otherwise most people know what it’s about, bid me a good morning and get on with their work.
About 1 ½ years ago it was suspected for 2 days that I had a cancer of the bladder. It was a very interesting moment. I considered that it could be true and looked at my options. Actually within moments it was clear that I would immediately go for my long postponed Panchakarma and take full responsibility for my health. If after that I was to be terminal I would want to spend the remaining time with my guru in the ashram. It all turned out well and there was no cancer but my resolve to finally make time for Panchakarma was now clear. MORE...