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Author Archives: Peter Sage

EMERALD ISLE.

Vision Alive Whenever I had occasion to meet Brigunath, he appeared to be adrift without a clear purpose, unable to find a meaningful channel for his intelligence and energy. It was therefore a pleasant surprise to meet a reborn Brigunath … Continue reading

THE INDOMITABLE SPIRIT OF KENYAN WOMEN

  As part of its sustainability strategy for the Kenya Integrated HIV & AIDS Program, AMURT has provided microfinance loans and grants for almost 1500 caregivers of vulnerable children throughout Kenya. During my trip to Kenya in July 2012 I … Continue reading

MEDITATION ON THE ELEMENTS

One morning I went to Marina Park just outside Malindi town in Kenya for my early morning meditation. The natural elements were displaying their largesse, nourishing and inspiring the human soul. A sandy beach supported me like a sofa, providing … Continue reading

SPREADING JOY THROUGH DANCE One of the highlights of my recent Kenya trip was a Zumba class I gave to twelve girls living in AMURTEL’s children’s home in Mombasa. The class generated an abundance of joy and happiness which, if … Continue reading

Untouched Kenya

Once the car had branched off the smooth, tarmacked surface of the A2 road on the last leg of our journey to Samburu, I sensed that we were entering a different world. I was not disappointed. Once darkness had enveloped … Continue reading

The Magic of Africa

Africa is a continent where the magical meets the temporal on a daily basis, primarily through the medium of sorcery. During a recent long drive from Nairobi to Wamba in Samburu East District we passed vendors selling bags of charcoal … Continue reading

Into the Heavens

Oukaimeden Resort, a Paradise in the Atlas Mountains, Morocco When I stepped out of the car I felt elated seeing the impressive peaks, and longed to scale one. I was like a dog tugging at its owner’s leash, desperate for … Continue reading

In Solidarity with Kenya’s Youth 1

When I visited the Otieno family in their corrugated iron home-cum-shop one night, I was astonished to find the children doing their homework in the dim glow of tiny paraffin lamps. I glanced over their shoulders to read the printed … Continue reading

A Collaborative Painting

When I walked inside the Ananda Marga center’s meditation room I was surprised by its part transformation into an art gallery. Delight spread across my face as I admired the large canvases that contained evocative figures in open spaces, so … Continue reading

Damascus Illuminations

While in Damascus in the Summer of 2008, I decided to visit the Omayad Mosque, a magnificent structure that took ten years to build, rising to its full glory in 705 CE under the patronage of the Omayad Calif Al-Walid … Continue reading

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