I have been surprised at how many TM teachers I knew from Seattle who
had moved to Fairfield and were often much younger than I have appeared
in Doug's obituaries. Myself, I never thought I would make it to this
age and if I dropped dead tomorrow would feel that I did okay. That
Do you have the EXACT numbers, Rick? How are they being tested? With
those worthless PCR tests? What planet or movie are you living in? ;)
On 11/6/20 11:58 AM, Rick Archer r...@searchsummit.com [FairfieldLife]
> Not sure what planet you live on but in the US here on Earth current
You'll be happy to know that the pandemic is over now that silly season
is over. Indeed it was much politicized including Amy Goodman at the
opening for her Democracy Now! show over summer giving the daily covid
stats. Nary a mention of it today.
As I've said elsewhere what they should have
Verizon bought Yahoo in 2017. They sold off portions of it but couldn't
find a buyer for Groups. As we all know Groups was quite buggy probably
due to ad hoc spaghetti coding. They appeared after they initially
couldn't find a buyer spiffied it up but that still didn't help.
I liked Earl
You should have moved FFL to Groups.io. Everyone else did. Now Ravi
created an FFL over there. Not everyone has Facebook (nor wants it).
On 10/20/20 5:10 AM, Doug Hamilton dhamiltony...@yahoo.com
> There is a Facebook group..
> that could take up the slack of the
From satirist JP Sears:
If you scroll down to the bottom of my post you will find my handle and
email in the "posted by". I'm not into absurd conspiracy theories like
you mention. It's usually just a difference of opinion that gets
labeled as a "conspiracy theory" as a method for the poster to discredit
As you know the boys over on The Corner like to brand me a "conspiracy
theorist" even if I'm posting actual medical information even if it is
from Falci himself. They're sort of a "lost cause". They even branded
the "UnHerd" YouTube channel as a conspiracy theorist channel even
Or rather a kinescope of the live TV production from 1953 starring Eddie
Albert and Lorne Greene on the CBS Westinghouse Studio One series. It's
basically a televised play so interesting to see how it was handled. It
would have been live on the east coast and they use kinescopes for other
If you want an interesting documentary to watch, check out the Frontline
doc on Italy's experience with Covid-19 which is now available streaming.
On 5/21/20 9:57 AM, Alex Stanley j_alexander_stan...@yahoo.com
> The top five comorbidities of hospitalized NYC covid-19
Not by Vedic astrology. They would have Sagittarius sun signs not that
sun sign astrology is of much value.
On 4/10/20 11:22 AM, email4you mikemail4...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote:
> THE PHOTO IS FROM THE GURUPURNIMA FESTIVAL 2010 AT MERU HOLLAND
You probably should have moved FFL to Groups.io as many other Yahoo
Groups did. Unfortunately someone else took Fairfield Life as a Groups.io.
Verizon apparently didn't want Yahoo Groups to begin with and tried to
sell it off with no takers. Renovated but still no takers. Now it is
The problem is many read Yahoo Groups on their phone browser. They
probably don't want to deal with email on their phone.
On 10/18/19 8:41 AM, maha_brahman wrote:
> Read on the internet:
> Google Groups will continue. Yahoo Groups will continue, but only
> private. Communications would
Willy has been posting there for years. No Judy and Barry aren't
there. Yahoo Groups will be functioning as an email list but who knows
how long that will last. Many groups fled two or three years ago to
I think a lot "the elite" woke up and discovered there was too much
The tech press is beginning to pick it up as a story. It basically
seems to be going back to an email group.
Groups.io is one alternative:
The problem is the movement failed to adapt with the times. Do they
still do seven steps like they did in the 1970s? Back then it was not
unusual for folks to go out to evening meetings and events. These days
you do weekend courses when people have time and not exhausted from work.
Just about any astrologer looking at Trump's chart with Moon/Ketu
conjunct would see he would not make a good political leader but the
conjunction might be good for creativity as a game show host. By the
time all is finished he won't be able to run in 2020 and probably will
not still be in
I've had a smart meter at the house for several years. It was installed
below the old meter at the side of the garage well away from living
areas. But it probably puts out less emissions than my wifi router. The
good part of it is you get a daily graph of use in the monthly bill. I
Does it need a purpose?
On 9/17/19 8:59 AM, jr_...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote:
> A scientist says NO. Is that logical? One can say it creates worlds
> eternally. These worlds may or may not have human beings in them.
> Isn't that a purpose? What do you think?
You don't know what you are talking about. You are trying to turn TM
into a religion or belief system. Maharishi made a decent simple system
for the masses which worked for some.
On 5/2/19 11:18 AM, sri...@ymail.com wrote:
> Maharishi Mahesh Yogi was a true great Vedic Rishi according Swami
You used the term "public domain" which generally refers to copyrights.
Mantras are published in a number of books. The mantras in the video
are for the general public. Those need to be published. There is
nothing that secret about mantras other than the ones that gurus may use
Kinda hard to copyright stuff that is centuries old! :-D
A lot of this material has long been published in books. Proper usage
comes from a guru.
On 4/30/19 1:23 PM, sri...@ymail.com wrote:
> not sure if the Guru Amritananda would have approved to make the most
> secret teaching on youtube
Don't forget the Bush administration disaster too. They left us with
with a screwed criminal banking system.
On 4/19/19 7:15 PM, nelsonriddle2...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote:
> The present administration is different but was the only choice and
> has done fairly well
> at dealing with the
Primarly Om is grounding but has an ether element to it. What yoga
(meditation) does is manipulate the autonomic nervous system. There are
mantras that calm the sympathetic system and even ones that stimulate.
For instance mantras for kapha imbalance are stimulating.
On 12/6/18 2:00 AM,
Om is considered to be good for calming vata except it also evokes the
ether element which is probably why it can make one withdrawn. So "Ram"
is the mantra used for calming vata but I've never seen MAPI
recommending specific mantras for the doshas.
There is also an opinion that om with a
I think people are actually looking for saints rather than enlightened
people. And you don't automatically know all the vedic terms if you
become enlightened. I think too many people who learned TM are looking
for something way more flashy while enlightenment may be right under
their nose or
So how are you doing with all this smoke? The Bay Area seems very
dystopian now. We're getting particulate levels at over 200 in the East
Bay. To go outside requires a N95 rated face mask if you can find any.
Many stores have been cleaned out of those. I've also read that some of
And inflation is all around:
On 11/11/18 4:59 PM, dhamiltony...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote:
> your impact on Earth..
> Anyway, Shortage will come to supermarket food outlets near you
On 11/11/18 3:39 PM, Sal Sunshine salsunshineini...@gmail.com
> > On Nov 11, 2018, at 2:54 PM, Bhairitu noozgur...@gmail.com
> [FairfieldLife] wrote:
> > The US had a cheese glut this summer which was good for consumers. The
You would need a global dictator to make these things work. Instead
encourage a reduction in consumption. People don't like to be told by
the government how to eat or drink and they certainly don't like higher
taxes. You also need the medical industry to embrace nutritional
The US had a cheese glut this summer which was good for consumers. The
nearby supermarket was selling Tillamook at $3 a package (usually 8 oz)
so I picked up a package of extra sharp which rang up for $5. I
complained about the price because it was marked $3 on the shelf. They
came back and
Nobody wants Hillary other than her cronies. For Gavin to get elected
the public would want to see a full term as governor first. We have to
put less attention on the car salesmen we elect anyway and look behind
the curtain to see who is financing them.
On 11/11/18 12:37 PM, jr_...@yahoo.com
MMY historically put "yes men" around him rather than "enlightened"
ones. It puzzled a lot of people. :-D
On 10/26/18 10:34 AM, jr_...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote:
> Hey, guys:
> Are you saying that MMY may have been wrong in selecting King Tony and
> the rest of the rajas to run
Steve King has always been a pig anyway.
How are you going to get the sun do to that? It's actually the key
influence in regards to climate change. It's in a solar minimal right
now so we're likely to see more "global cooling" than "global warming".
History confirms this.
I'm actually more concerned about the oceans getting
Same deal, it's all about the money. Americas sons and daughters should
not be pawns (soldiers) for foreign wars of profit. It is immoral.
On 09/23/2018 09:15 PM, jr_...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote:
IMO, it's because the US gets involved in many alliances, specifically
Because wars make money for the ultra rich. You blow up things and then
you need to spend to replace the stuff you blew things up with. Bankers
make money off the debt war creates. It makes this planet and it's
people look quite stupid. War is the product of an adolescent mind.
On 09/06/2018 06:23 AM, dhamiltony...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote:
Like LB Shriver’s publishing of Survival in Paradise, the Voice is
gone entirely now. Even in digital came the Death of the Village
Voice. Recalling LB out on the movie theatre corner with paper bag
over his shoulder
To solve the problem you needed to start several decades ago. And
what would you have done?
20 years ago we should have implemented a revenue-neutral,
substantive, annually increasing carbon (GHG) tax which would have
given strong incentives for reducing GHG
The problem is that you would need to implement a very authoritarian
government to mandate changes. That won't go over well with the public
(just look at their current attitude towards climate disruption) nor
even more with the business sector. It's like the human race has it's
And California is burning. How are the brown skies over in SF?
Also I think Adam Smith's experience has failed. :-)
On 07/29/2018 08:37 AM, jr_...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote:
That's a powerful message.
---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, wrote :
We [hopi?] were told we
Try a Facebook corporate chart.
On 07/26/2018 12:37 PM, jr_...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote:
I don't have Zuckerberg's birth data. So, I can't determine what is
causing this loss in his life. If anyone has his birth data, please
let us know.
The recommended procedure when looking for a guru is to test them for
some time before becoming a student. That can be months (in some cases
On 07/26/2018 09:26 AM, skymt...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote:
I am simply suggesting that some better levels of validation would be
A lot of tech companies have fallen into unethical practices. But
you're an astrologer and should know that many of them rose to success
due to a good planetary period and will fall when they hit a bad one.
Most companies become "has beens" when the fall hits.
I never did Facebook because I
It's kinda laughable to have the unenlightened make rules for the
enlightened. Yogis and Buddhist monks will certainly find it good for a
Music teachers often teach students that achieve far more in their
careers than their teachers did. Music teachers teach techniques and
Keep in mind that if everyone were to have the diet that it is right for
their body then you would get a dramatic reduction in meat consumption.
Vegan diets are only good for brief time as cleansing otherwise many
people will develop anemia from them. Vegan diets might be useful for
Acid and alkaline pH balances. Some people are actually TOO alkaline.
Your blood pH only needs to shift a little to cause problems. Much of
this also correlates to how the autonomic nervous systems works. It's
possible to be too sympathetic dominant (metabolic syndrome) or too
Netflix has this new crime drama series "Sacred Games" which takes place
in Mumbai. This is not your typical hokey Bollywood TV show and more
like the excellent drama series we see coming out of Europe. It's
interesting to see how much Mumbai has changed since I was there. In
Back around 1990 I bought Trump's "The Art of the Deal" board game for
friends as a Christmas present. My friends always seemed to beat me at
Monopoly but they couldn't with this game. I think it was because the
concept was simple and mainly you just blundered ahead and things came
Scientists probably don't like to have a bowel movement without taking a
study first. :-D
Think maybe we're getting a little obsessed with science? Meditation
feels good to do and I don't need any studies for that.
On 06/18/2018 05:47 PM, dhamiltony...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote:
Maybe they were looking at FFL archives. :-D
of many. In India if one guru's system doesn't work for you
then you move on to another one.
On 05/20/2018 05:43 PM, jr_...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote:
From what I've read, MMY considered the TM Siddhi Program, especially
the flying yoga, to be the top of the line in TM techniques
aving lost their favorite nemesis.
Emily from Seattle just recently became silent. Rick Archer left to
manage his BATGAP. Curtis, the blues player, here left soon after his
buddy, Barry, was sacked. Bhairitu is still around but does not post
as much. There were others but I forget their names
Available for rent online on iTunes, Amazon, VUDU, etc.
Not a documentary and I wonder if Kal Penn's character tries to sneak
out of the ashram for some White Castle burgers? :-)
summer for a meeting with teachers. He actually had to do that
covertly to avoid getting served for the lawsuit going on.
On 05/01/2018 09:04 PM, jr_...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote:
Were you a TM teacher in Seattle or San Francisco? Also, did you know
Bill Curry in Seattle
The documentary is a couple years old and I don't remember seeing it
listed on Showtime. But he was running yet another tech company at the
end. BTW, here's the Netflix link:
On 04/20/2018 12:27 PM, jr_...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote:
A few years
You probably know who John McAfee is but did you know he was a former
TM'er? He even wrote books about meditation and siddhis while operating
a yoga and meditation center in Colorado. Interesting documentary:
"Gringo: The Dangerous Life of John McAfee"
In the 1980s I was living back in my hometown in SE Washington. Got a
lot of news about Antelope and the commune. One local man whose kids I
grew up with was a produce broker and was enjoying a thriving business
selling produce to the commune. As a shortcut from the town to trips to
Which school (or interpretation) are you using? Bhrigu astrology is
supposedly the oldest system around. One approach I've been playing
with just uses Jupiter progressions and how it triggers life events when
it conjoins or aspects the Sun, Mar and Saturn taken as malefics.
Depends on what kind of jobs? 401K improving? Pension plans are
already in trouble in many places including some state ones such as
California. Seems that many of the new jobs are low paying. Third
world America here we come.
What flavor is the Kool-Aid. Cherry, Lime, Grape?
Hiccup or knee jerk. The Dow has been doing this for awhile. It's a
gambling den after all.
On 02/03/2018 01:05 PM, jr_...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote:
Nature is apparently denying the benefits of Jupiter in Libra., which
is the 11th house on the US natal chart. Joni Patry, the
Very transcendent! :-)
The Microsoft of today is not the Microsoft of yesterday. They don't
test things very well these days or at all. The public is expected to
test. I develop software these days using their Visual Studio
Community. No QA there either and that's why they call it
Often children and other relatives of aging boomers will want them to
retire where they live so they don't have to travel distances if the
aging senior becomes ill. We moved my mother from Washington state to be
near my sister and me here in the Bay Area.
On 12/09/2017 06:10 PM,
According to what I've read on from users on Yahoo Groups is having a
problem at the moment. Some say that only the moderated groups are
A class on music theory might help. If you build a 7th chord on the 5th
step of a major scale you get a dominant 7th chord. In the C major
scale that would be a G7 chord of G B D F. The 7th is a minor 7th in a
dominant 7th chord. But there's all kinds of alterations to harmony
that can be
Nothing as stupid as scientists trying to figure out music. About as
stupid as them trying to figure out consciousness. :-D
Every composer knows how chord "color" effects their tune. There was no
mention of the dominant seventh chord just the major seventh chord and
minor seventh chord.
Getting there is a process. But you can call it cream cheese if you
On 10/28/2017 02:35 PM, he...@hotmail.com [FairfieldLife] wrote:
Yoga IS the process of gaining control over autonomic nervous system.
Left to it's own devices the autonomic nervous system can go out of
whack causing disease. By yoga I don't mean the asanas. That's a dumb
western misapplication of the term. Yoga actually means "meditation."
TM is sorta
Ever do any of those crystal growing experience in a grade school
science class? The universe is much like that. That the universe is
random and we have free will is an illusion. Indian pundits figured
that out centuries ago.
Or is this all depressing? Well go ahead a live your life as if
America is overly obsessed with sports. But of course ever since the
Roman emperors discovered that "bread and circuses" kept their subjects
from uprising governments have been doing same.
BTW, most Americans can't afford to attend a professional football
game. The tickets are too expensive.
Back in the 1970s many of the initiators in Seattle got incense from the
Vedanta Society because the TMO was often out of incense.
On 08/31/2017 12:30 PM, ultrarishi wrote:
I was wondering if TM Initiators have to use a specific incense for
puja. I have noticed over the decades that the
Not seen the recent videos of some of the people off the rails with
hysteria? Hysteria is usually a vata derangement. They need some vata
tea. Helping people out of that chemical state is unifying. But I
suspect some of these folks with hysteria are vegans so it's going to
take a lot more
Seems we have a bunch of post election vata deranged people who call
themselves "liberals". If anything they're being used to tear the
country apart. Otherwise I think the grounded people from both sides
could find some common ground to agree on.
On 08/30/2017 07:31 PM, Mike Dixon
The country is collapsing anyway. Read the warnings from the banking
sector? You could only keep this house of cards going for so long. The
big banks should have been left to fail in 2008 and we wouldn't have
been in this mess. Trump can't do anything about it, Clinton either.
It's just a
Trying scat singing to tunes. The real process is getting what is in
your head onto the keyboard or instrument. Bebop is really more of a
"feel" than anything else. There is a trick to leaving the end of a
phrase on the offbeat which helps inspire the improviser for the next
Haven't played "Connecticut Half Time" since my high school days.
What's wrong with their performance? They did okay. They're playing it
at a more traditional slower tempo while if you watch the West Point
Hellcats version they play it faster. The back end of that piece though
I've posted elsewhere some of the silliness on the west coast as the
California state power authority issued a request for citizens to reduce
their use of power during the eclipse due to reduced solar power
generated. The effect of the eclipse on solar power generation should be
about the same
The problem is that meditation is often taught wrong. Other paths often
just use meditation as a utility, you meditate when you fee like or
need. Advice from my tantra guru was, "if you don't feel like
meditating then don't as nothing will be gained." Meditation in general
is used as a tool
That's why FFL stands for "Funny Farm Lounge". :-D
On 07/13/2017 07:34 PM, sri...@ymail.com wrote:
you have a valid cause in many ways but you utterly discredit yourself
with this dumb ugly and irrelevant nonsense
Heh! What have yogis been doing for centuries? These idiots who fancy
themselves scientists are going about brain improvement the wrong way.
I have this vision of a "Twilight Zone" episode that takes place in the
future where Ray Kurzweil has managed to merge himself with a machine
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*From:* "Bhairitu noozg...@sbcglobal.net [FairfieldLife]"
*Sent:* Friday, June 23, 2017 12:42 PM
*Subject:* Re: [FairfieldLife] Poor People
But then you could have looked up the definition on- line.
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the definition on- line.
*From:* "Bhairitu noozg...@sbcglobal.net [FairfieldLife]"
*Sent:* Thursday, June 22, 2017 9:01 PM
*Subject:* Re: [Fai
Define capitalism and how long it has been around.
On 06/22/2017 06:34 PM, Mike Dixon mdixon.6...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
Fact:Capitalism has generated more wealth that is shared by more
people than any other system on earth, at any time.
Fact:Capitalism has raised the standard of
Interesting, the link took me to ATT.com's news page. I had to use a
"Private" Firefox browser to get the actual Yahoo article. Looks like
Groups is going to be really messed up. Might want to find another
On 06/22/2017 11:50 AM, jr_...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote:
So did you all forget your FFL-2 logins?
On 06/10/2017 08:09 PM, emily.ma...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote:
Again, the investigations are not complete and as such the evidence
has not been released to the public.
Here are some possibilities
:* "Bhairitu noozg...@sbcglobal.net [FairfieldLife]"
*Sent:* Saturday, June 10, 2017 9:07 PM
*Subject:* Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: The Dismantling of Trump
Maybe we'll be in for something like the Spanish Civil War with
In case you didn't know Verizon is slated to take over Yahoo this week
and change the name to Oath. Will you be taking the Oath?
Maybe we'll be in for something like the Spanish Civil War with complete
anarchy. Whatever is going on it isn't working for the people.
On 06/10/2017 06:05 PM, Mike Dixon mdixon.6...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
LOL, *keeping hope alive*!
Many folks are probably in CC by now and don't need to close their eyes
to experience the transcendent. ;-)
On 06/10/2017 02:59 AM, dhamiltony...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote:
Noteworthy that you all return surfacing to a spiritual forum for
reflection in such times of turmoil. Are you
I think a lot of this is just cultural differences. We expect "holy
men" to behave to "preconceived notions" of the west. Heck, Catholic
priests don't even behave to the notions folks have. You've been to
India so you understand the cultural gap. For one thing you have a
Even the California DMV and CHP recommend that people make a copy of the
registration then blot out their address info on the original before
putting it in the car. I've done this for several years since it the
ploy was revealed. Also make sure nothing else in the car has your
address on it.
As I've mentioned before on FFL, I had a kundalini experience about 3
1/2 years before learning TM. It left me disoriented for months but
gradually got back on my feet. The experience was a result of using a
very simple meditation technique out of a book on yoga.
On 04/27/2017 07:45 AM, 'My
On 04/22/2017 02:30 PM, jr_...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote:
As mentioned in my earlier posts, I've had health complaints that
appeared to be arthritis. But the doctor concluded that my complaints
were not due to arthritis, and stated that his readings showed I have
high blood pressure.
moving. Actually our regional cuisine can be good for that. :-)
According to Brighu Saral Paddati, another jyotish method apart from
Parasara and Jaimini, this episode of my life should end by midsummer
2017 when this current period of Saturn ends. Amen.
On 04/10/2017 09:58 AM, Bhairitu no
health problems can range from chronic to one day and
when you do a consultation it's a snapshot of how you are at the moment.
On 04/10/2017 09:58 AM, Bhairitu noozg...@sbcglobal.net [FairfieldLife]
Did you try entering "ayurvedic practitioner san francisco" in
Did you try entering "ayurvedic practitioner san francisco" in Google?
You'll get three locations with websites showing. Check them out and
try to get reviews before doing an appointment. There are a lot more
around the SF Bay Area. Also you could search for "arthritis like
You two been practicing your Russian? Better bone up if you haven't. ;-)
On 04/07/2017 12:08 PM, Mike Dixon mdixon.6...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
I still am! I'm saying the main stream media has created a monster for
many. They created the image that many have of Trump to justify why
Ayurveda came from a country in the tropics. I once asked an Indian
vaidya at a group meeting of his clients if he found people in the west
like Europe and the US different to treat. His eyes lit up as he said
"yes" and the next sound was of jaws dropping from his clients. Cold
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