The Vipassana blog: four days to go

August 22, 2014
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A strande thing happened early this morning. i had set the alarm four  a.m, in preparation for the Vipassans retreat. When I opened my eyes, I saw something dark circling the room, near the ceiling. At first, I thought it was a hallucination. Then I discovered it was a bat. very strange. I woke up…

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Vipassana Blog: Nine days to go

August 17, 2014
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We are now nine days away from our Vipassana retreat, scheduled to start on August 26 at Montebello, Quebec. Most of our preparations are in place. However, we still have a hard time following the Vipassana schedule in the hustle bustle of daily life. It is hard to get up at 4:00 a.m. when you…

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The Vipassana Blog:More Preparations

August 15, 2014
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Today is August 15  and now we are just days away from our Vipassana retreat that starts on August 26,2014. We began our preparations in June 2014 and now it is time to re-cap what we have achieved so far. Both Anila and I are now firmly established in our routine of getting up around…

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The Vipassana Blog: Intention

June 8, 2014
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Once you decide to do something, the intention creates its own  energy. This energy helps you overcome the obstacles that will always arise when you start something. My wife Anila and I experienced this power as soon as we decided to sign up for the Vipassana course. The course is over two months away, but…

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The Vipassana Blog:Preparation

June 6, 2014
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This is a live blog about my inner journey towards Vipassana, written primarily to help others who are drawn towards this path. I will try to be as accurate as possible, to offer maximum guidance to others. My wife Anila and I took the plunge last week, by sending in our application for attending the…

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Re – vitalizing Public Sector Unions

February 12, 2014
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Public sector unions face major challenges with the passage of Bill C -4,and the relentless attacks on the public service by the present governement. While the new legislation is a major problem, an even bigger problem is the “divide -and- rule” strategy that the governement uses to control public sector unions.   It is a…

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