The Breathing Blog - with Ritchie

This blog is to provide background information as to the why and how’s of our practice. Here I will discuss anything from themes that apply to health in general, to tips on how to keep going with your “Daily Practice.”

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Man at Saganath

Impressions & Inspirations


Juan comes to India – Our sojourn in the Himalaya

As the final chapter dawned on my journey here in Asia, my friend and spiritual brother Juan came all the way from Norway and joined me as we set off to find Moksha in the Himalaya. In his own words, Juan tells about what he experienced here in Northern India.

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Ritchie with monk at Boudhanath

My week in Kathmandu

Don’t get too caught up in your own agenda. Stop, look around and interact with what lies right there in front of you…

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The Beginning

I have decided to add myself as one of the thousands of seekers who arrive here in the Himalaya with the yearning to explore these age-old philosophies.

What is the meaning of Life?
Can we as humans find internal peace?
Is there something more than the limitations of our minds and bodies?

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Margot Borden

Do We (sane ones) Really Need Help?

I sat down with world renowned integral therapist Margot Borden and asked her to respond to questions like – Does a sane person need therapy? What is the role of a Therapist? How has the human psyche changed after the Pandemic? Is there any hope at all for the Human Race?

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Sam in sunset Goa

Inside the mind of an Introvert!

At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over working in teams. This extrovert took time out to interview Sam, a 22 year old, self confessed introvert to ask him about society’s misconceptions and how introverts can help balance a society that is craving introspection and compassion.

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Devi on boat on Ganga

Varanasi – City of Light

Varanasi – the name says it all. For a spiritual pilgrim this is a must stop. History, holy temples and a re-aquaitence with the Mother Ganga made me feel at home again.

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My Spiritual Journey

On this road I will be meeting people of all backgrounds and beliefs where I will ask them what is The Meaning of Life?

Ladies in red


The land of Gods and Gurus


The land of Mystics and Mountains