Every Friday Night: Something New

Hello and welcome to Every Friday Night. This is a weekly newsletter curating my reflections throughout the week. I actually started this series on Medium, but I decided to put everything on this blog to maximise the site. Last Friday, December 7, I finally launched this blog. Although I have not received a lot of…

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Trying Out Osho’s Dynamic Meditation at Home

Spirituality is rebellion; religiousness is orthodoxy. Spirituality is individuality; religiousness is just remaining part of the crowd psychology. Religiousness keeps you a sheep, and spirituality is a lion’s roar. – Osho I did not know anything about Osho except for his fierce quotes I see on Pinterest and Instagram. He has this huge eyes and…

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The Gong Bath

I was excited about this specific part of my Hong Kong itinerary. The Red Doors Studio is becoming more and more popular with the expat and local yuppies in the city. It was why I quickly found it online while searching for meditation spaces in Hong Kong. The studio is in Wong Chuk Hang, which…

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Into Samadhi

Samadhi – The term ‘Samadhi’ derives from the root sam-a-dha, which means ‘to collect’ or ‘bring together’, and thus it is often translated as ‘concentration’ or ‘unification of mind. (Wikipedia) Sheung Wan is one of my favourite places in Hong Kong. Everywhere you look is a form of artwork. It is also home to the…

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Dialogue in the Dark

“Shoot, I am going to be late!” I said to myself as I prepared after an unplanned nap in the hostel. The instructions on the ticket were that I should be there 15 minutes early or else, they will start without me. My destination is to go to Dialogue in the Dark, an exhibition tour…

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The Zen of Hong Kong – Intro to Pilgrimage to Hong Kong series

“If you want to go with us, let us know, we will book you a ticket”, my eldest aunt offered. My mom was supposed to join her three siblings to Hong Kong. But because she’s still under chemotherapy, she declined. Instead, she told my aunts that it would be best that if I will represent…

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