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Keeping Ones Balance
by E T Waldron
Monday, August 04, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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a friend requested  this repeat


I take the act of balancing to heart
and use anything I can as a part
of keeping it all together as a whole
it's the best way to treat my soul

If you use the principle doshas of vata,
pitta, and kapha, you can keep a better
relationship between the knower, and
the known.

One way is to use rishi (your inner self)
devata(your senses, process of knowing)
and chhandas(The known)

Maharishi Ayur-Veda regards  the doshas
as expressions of these  deeper structures
so that, going to bed early, eating at proper
times, etc balance vata. Just as sitting by a
waterfall, or similar refreshment (pitta) are
aids to health,  and will awaken your full

All of these teachings are affirmations
of things I remember my mother teaching
 us. Perhaps you too remember, and  it was also taught in school in early grades

"Early to bed, early to rise, makes a
person healthy wealthy and wise." So
it's nice to know that no matter the nation,
we all seem to have similar education,
in maxim's.
And let us not forget, for real balance:

"On morning wings how active springs
the mind that leaves the load of yesterday
Alexander Pope


Eileen T. Waldron 2002



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Reviewed by Jon Willey 8/7/2008
-- wisdom from the ages is shared here -- JMW
Reviewed by Debby Rosenberg 8/6/2008
Namaste - balance is indeed necessary to keep one on the true path...lovely repost. Thank you
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 8/6/2008
Thank you for sharingEileen.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 8/5/2008
Oh Mighty guru, yes these wise words of a sage has been heard! You are so wonderful, thank you for sharing this poetry of balance and wisdom.
Peace, love, and light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 8/5/2008
Quite sage, Tiger Lily, and I love Pope's quote.
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 8/5/2008
Probably I felt in love with Shiva because she had so many arms to please me, although I didn't knew she was also The Destroyer Goddess.

Reviewed by Paul Berube 8/5/2008

It may be all Greek to me but I can tell the lady knows what she's talking about. Peace, Love and Blessings Always, Paul.
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 8/5/2008
Eileen, to say that this is beautfiul and wise would not be saying enough! I love this!
Reviewed by Carin Spirit 8/4/2008
Eileen, Thank you and your friend for asking for the repeat. This comes as a valuable tool at this time. Warmth and Love, Carin'
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 8/4/2008
Is that "vata" sort of like Karma, yin & yang, pro's & con's and such but more of an Indian (India) type of thing...? It seems it to me and is interestingly different from Karmic but the same at the same time...Ed
Reviewed by Michael Guy 8/4/2008
If you use the principle doshas of vata,
pitta, and kapha, you can keep a better
relationship between the knower, and
the known."
I never would have guessed you would know about the Vedas and "balancing the qualities" - I've read on this and try to use these principals (not always so easy when you live alone!)I had an Indian tea called "Tri-alpha" (made of 3 Indian fruits with strange names!)It seemed to balance me and make me feel well, but can't get it anymore in Florida
You're pretty "out there" and "IN there" at the same time...
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 8/4/2008
Simply spiritually moving and yet all things in balance keep us "healthy, wealthy and wise" all surrounded by God's love, patience and understanding...

Be always safe,
Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle 8/4/2008
Thank you for sharing this poem of wisedom and inner strength.Tske care

Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 8/4/2008
great sage verse Eileen, yes Ones got to stay balanced, for sure,
but I keep stumbling, the more I face the stumble, the less I bumble, hugs
Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER 8/4/2008
Dosha, Vata, Rishi, and the Pope, now you have me totally of balance my dear, ha, Hugs and inner Peace to you Eileen! Jasmin Horst
Reviewed by Stan Grimes 8/4/2008
Thanks for words of wisdom to live by. ET, you always have it right. Thanks again.
Reviewed by George Carroll 8/4/2008
Pope got it right.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 8/4/2008
Good, but I'd rather believe in THE REAL Supreme Being, our Lord and Saviour!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Gene Williamson 8/4/2008
ET, I thnk your friend for requesting that you repeat this
poem of universal wisdom. -gene.

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