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By Bardor Tulku Rinpoche.
Ignorance is that which impedes the recognition of the mind’s nature.
Our minds possess innate qualities of wisdom, which is that faculty of the mind that makes liberation and omniscience possible. For …

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Strawberry Mousse
Mon, 3/05/10 – 19:35 | One Comment
Strawberry Mousse

Strawberry season! If you can find local, organic strawberries from a pick-your-own farm, all the better. Strawberries are rich in vitamin C and antioxidants, and help cleanse the liver.
Fresh Strawberry Mousse
1 cup fresh strawberries, crushed–and …

Egyptian Kyphi Incense Recipe
Mon, 3/05/10 – 18:56 | 8 Comments
Egyptian Kyphi Incense Recipe

Adapted from Incense, Rituals, Mystery, and Lore, by Gina Hyams (Chronicle Books, 2004).
Sweet Dreams, Egyptian Style
The most sacred of the ancient Egyptian incenses was called Kyphi, or “Welcome to the Gods.” High priests concocted Kyphi …

Spring Dandelion Tonic and Cleanse
Thu, 29/04/10 – 19:38 | No Comment
Spring Dandelion Tonic and Cleanse

As an herbal remedy, dandelion is famous for helping the liver and gallbladder. The traditional spring cleanse coincides with dandelion season, and if you have an organic lawn, you most likely can go outside …

20 Steps to a More Natural Life
Thu, 29/04/10 – 19:09 | No Comment
20 Steps to a More Natural Life

Adapted from The Druidry Handbook, by John Michael Greer (Red Wheel/Weiser, 2006).
1. If you can, grow your own food.
2. Buy organic, recycled, and other Earth-friendly products.
3. Set the heat ten degrees cooler and …

10 Keys to Active Mastery – Deepak Chopra
Thu, 29/04/10 – 18:33 | 2 Comments
10 Keys to Active Mastery – Deepak Chopra

Adapted from The Essential Ageless Body, Timeless Mind, by Deepak Chopra (Harmony Books, 2007).
According to Deepak Chopra, the most meaningful thing you can live for is to reach your full potential. To help you …

Strapless Striped Dress – Recycled Wonder
Thu, 29/04/10 – 11:05 | No Comment
Strapless Striped Dress – Recycled Wonder

Strapless striped dress! found it in the middle of winter at thrift store and had to wait four months until i could wear it around! The knit sweater is one my friend was throwing out.
Post …

Peppermint Castile Soap Insect Spray
Tue, 27/04/10 – 17:03 | 2 Comments
Peppermint Castile Soap Insect Spray

From the new card deck, Eco-Clean Deck, 50 Recipes for Nontoxic Household Cleaners, by Annie B. Bond
For most garden pests you don’t need much more than soap to kill pests, but make sure not to …

Rhubarb, Strawberry, and Mango Compote
Tue, 27/04/10 – 15:02 | No Comment
Rhubarb, Strawberry, and Mango Compote

It seems that every spring when rhubarb makes its entry into the marketplace, or grows in our gardens and woods, we need to stop and take notice. I swear that rhubarb has some nutrient that …

Feng Shui Your Attic and Basement – How-to
Tue, 27/04/10 – 13:42 | One Comment
Feng Shui Your Attic and Basement – How-to

What’s up and down comes around, or so Nancy SantoPietro discusses in her informative book Feng Shui and Health, The Anatomy of a Home.
Reading SantoPietro’s take on the Feng Shui of the attic and basement …

$15 Prom Dress! Pretty Reuse
Tue, 27/04/10 – 8:44 | 4 Comments
$15 Prom Dress! Pretty Reuse

AAH yes $15 dollar prom dress. Fundraiser for the homeless shelter was selling used prom dresses. Pretty in pink with money in the pocket! — Mattie Rush
Send in your reuse/recycled winners! usercontent [at] greenchicafe [dot] …