Posts By: Michael and Ed

Organic Giardiniera – Probiotic

Organic Giardiniera – Probiotic “Another Fermented Food Full of Probiotic Bacteria” In Italy, Mexico, Germany, and Korea and many other great places around the world fermented foods are popular, and sauerkraut and kimchi are favorites world wide. But here is another fermented food that’s very easy to make and will do the body good —…

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Our Yoga Videos Ser La Luz

[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/embed?layout=gallery&listType=playlist&list=UU5tA5tA4SyAwMAGGoRc_x7g[/embedyt] Yoga Videos Check out our Yoga Videos as well as video updates.  We will also have video’s about nutritional eating, things to do and so much more.  So sign up for updates either on the website OR subscribe to our YouTube channel!  What…

Retaining Wall Update – Costa Rica Retreat

Costa Rica Retreat @ Ser La Luz — Improvements! Retreat Update! Our lower retaining wall is starting to take shape, finally. Due to a broken drainage pipe part of the lower area started to collapse from rain runoff and was in need of a retaining…

Suites Now Complete

OK — finally after 4 months of renovations, our Suites are now complete. Our Suites Master Suite Our Master Suite can currently sleep 2 people, with plans to be able to sleep 2 additional people.  We’ve been calling it our “Honeymoon Suite” because it has amazing views not only from the front door and windows,…

Buddhist Mandala

Mandala (Sanskrit Maṇḍala, ‘circle’) is a spiritual and ritual symbol in Indian religions, representing the universe. The basic form of most mandalas is a square with four gates containing a circle with a center point. Each gate is in the general shape of a T. Mandalas often exhibit radial balance. The term appears in the […]

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Bhikkhu

A bhikkhu (Pali, Sanskrit: bhikṣu) is an ordained monastic (“monk”) in Buddhism. A female monastic (nun) is called a bhikkhuni (Sanskrit bhikṣuṇī). The lives of all Buddhist monastics governed by a set of rules called the prātimokṣa or pātimokkha.[1] Their lifestyle is shaped to support their spiritual practice: to live a simple and meditative life […]

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Buddhist Noble Eightfold Path

The Noble Eightfold Path (Pali: ariyo aṭṭhaṅgiko maggo, Sanskrit: āryāṣṭāṅgamārga) is one of the principal teachings of the Buddha, who described it as the way leading to the cessation of suffering (dukkha) and the achievement of self-awakening. It is used to develop insight into the true nature of phenomena (or reality) and to eradicate greed, […]

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Gautama Buddha

Gautama Buddha, also known as Siddhārtha Gautama, Shakyamuni, or simply the Buddha, was a sage on whose teachings Buddhism was founded. He is believed to have lived and taught mostly in eastern India sometime between the sixth and fourth centuries BCE. The word Buddha means “awakened one” or “the enlightened one”. “Buddha” is also used […]

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Mantras

“Mantra” (/ˈmæntrə, ˈmɑːn-, ˈmʌn-/; Sanskrit: मन्त्र) means a sacred utterance, numinous sound, or a syllable, word, phonemes, or group of words believed by some to have psychological and spiritual power. A mantra may or may not have syntactic structure or literal meaning; the spiritual value of a mantra comes when it is audible, visible, or […]

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