August 2015: Dance, Movement, Action

 

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Welcome to the August 2015 edition of PARVATI MAGAZINE.

As this issue goes to print, I and several parvati.org colleagues have just completed the Climate Reality Leadership training with Al Gore.

Over the course of the training, Al Gore emphasized repeatedly the need to act in recognition that our planet is overheated, our climate out of balance and our cultural habits the cause. No one is immune from the effects of global warming. As such, each of us is called both practically and morally to take responsibility for our actions.

It is timely therefore that this month’s theme is on action, movement and dance. Life is like a dance and we all are lovingly held within a vast and intelligent universe within which we grow and evolve. This issue features articles from many caring souls who are acting in accordance with their inner inspiration, in their own way.

May this month’s articles help you to connect with your deep joy and act in the effervescence of inspired action.

Parvati

Positive Possibilities

Volunteer St. Simon Magalie playing with 4 years old boy, Joe, laying at his hospital bed in the park outside the hospital. The boy was found left outside the hospital, just after the earthquake. Now a team of psyco-social volunteers and professional medical staff and other patients doing the best they can to take care of the boy that is sick and malnurished. Red Cross medical teams from Norway, Canada, Israel and Haiti are in action at a policlinic, sergical rooms and specially trained volunteers attending to both patients as well as hospital personells psycological needs after the earthquake. (Foto: Olav A. Saltbones/R¿de Kors)

Positive Possibilities: The Joy of Awakened Action, by Parvati Devi

Image credit: IFRC We may perceive items on our to-do list like objects outside ourselves to be conquered and cleared so that we may eventually find freedom and ease. We

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Community

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Community: Celebrating Parvati.Org Climate Leadership

Parvati.org, a Toronto-based organization with offices in Edmonton and Vancouver and a heart in the Arctic, is fresh off a Climate Reality Leadership training with former US Vice President Al

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Wellness

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Yoga: SmartFlow, with Annie Carpenter

Ella Isakov, Yoga Editor: It’s a pleasure to interview Annie Carpenter, a yoga teacher based in California who has dedicated her life to the study, practice and sharing of her

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Arts and Culture

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Film: Inside Out, as reviewed by Lizzie Shanks

By any standard, Disney Pixar bit off a hugely complex chunk of subject matter to convey in the film, Inside Out, written by Meg LeFauve and Josh Cooley, as inspired

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