Shantideva’s Dedication

I came to know this prayer when I attended the Introduction to Buddhism Course at Tushita, Dharamsala. It is written by 8th century Buddhist Monk, Shantideva. The image on top is a photo of The Seated Guanyin Boddhisatva from Liao Dynasty (9th – 11th Century), made from wood. May all beings everywherePlagued by sufferings of body & mindObtain an ocean of happiness & joyBy virtue of …

Christel

My private yoga classes with Silvia are the highlight of my week. When I started out with her, I was experiencing trouble with acid reflux, general stomach upset, and grounding. Together, we did some intense grounding and cooling practices that addressed my problems and it took only a couple of …

Iwan

Thank you for the workshop Yoga: The Science of Body, Mind and Soul by @silviahendarta today, 11 September 2016. This is really lovely sharing that yoga is not only asana, also must be followed by our attitude, our thought, and our daily life as a yogi. I will try to …

Mulyadi

The journey of one’s learning is often shaped by the first teacher whom s/he met. In my case of learning yoga, Silvia is my first (private) teacher. Silvia helped me to appreciate yoga, not only about doing yoga. Albeit my limited knowledge about the practice, she thought me on how to embrace each …

Hello 2019!

Sometime in 2018, my website was hacked. I didn’t have any back up (I know… my own fault) – I lost everything & let it go. The past 2 years I haven’t posted much, and I still have the posts from my prolific blog writing period on the original sisil.wordpress.com …