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Seeing Clearly: Attachments and the Thing in the Test Tube

August 23, 2010 By: Michael E. Crowley Category: Living with Intention, Mind Body Spirit, Yoga

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“Attachment is a residue of pleasant experience.  Aversion is a residue of suffering.” – Patanjali, The Yoga-Sutra.

I have the broken off tip of a number 2 pencil in a test tube on my desk.  It’s 7.5 mm long and for the last 21 years it’s been buried under the skin of my left forearm.  I had it brought to the light of day on the 20th anniversary of the death of the person who put it there, my younger brother Patrick. Read more »




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