Stilts has been feeling blurry lately. Do you ever feel that way? Unclear, garbled, or fuzzy-sighted? He decided to take some time in the Catskills to refocus and refresh his mind, body, and spirit.
His yoga teacher suggested he visit an ashram—a place where he could practice yoga, be close to nature, meditate, and be surrounded by like-minded folks. So Stilts took a bus upstate and stopped at Ananda Ashram. It looked perfect. It even had a white picket fence.
The Enlightened One and immediately perched on his knee. "I can't see the forest for its trees, Buddha. Can you help me out?" Stilts asked. Buddha smiled and nodded his head and then whispered wisdom into Stilts' ear. When Buddha was finished Stilts thanked him and flew off to think about what he had learned.
Upper West Side and have never been to an ashram before." Stilts suggested they take one more dip and then explore the place together while he shared Buddha's words of wisdom.
Did you know Tibetans put prayers on flags because they believe the prayers will be blown by the winds to spread compassion?
deer are associated to Buddha's first teaching in Deer Park? Can you imagine being so peaceful that even animals would stop to listen?
If these trees could talk..." but before Stilts could finish his thoughts, Roman yelled, "I love that post-rock band!" There was an awkward moment of silence as they realized their sync had sunk for a moment.
And just like that, a new friendship was formed.