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Wherever I am, I'm home. Home is the path of a seeker.
Oct. 15, 2017 I am 66



 This is my personal webpage since 1996

I was a psychologist / psychotherapist, who became a spiritual teacher.
Not the one who teaches dogma but the one who inspires to seek.


Religion is like a music that you listen time to time, or perhaps you became a lover of specific music and listen to
it every day. Some of you will even learn to play a musical instrument and play a music created by others.
Religion is based on beliefs written in a scripture, interpreted by workers for the religious organization.
You are listening or playing piano of other composers music. Religion has answers if you are fine with someone
else’s story. If you do not have questions and you do not need to know the answers by life experience, if it’s all
you need that someone else tells you about one who experienced it, then a religion is your good choice.
After all, you can not experience everything, like you do not hit every key on the piano to play music.
Spirituality is a music that you compose for yourself and might play for others when asked. You chose your keys,
you chose your experiences, that’s how you create music and that’s how you create life. Even great composers
played other composers music. We draw from experiences of others, that’s why we like the stories, but they
do not change our condition. Only your walk will change your heart’s strength, even though it beats faster
when you listen to a great story! If you are not only playing other composers music, but you make your own
music, you are the one with questions and you will find your answers.



sunset never gets lame

  April 25 - the first rain in Playa Panama, guanacaste in 2017- good time for a swim!

First rain in 2017


Click here to see on the map of Costa Rica where I am; between Villa Las Brisas and Casa del Sol Poniente in the house with a blue roof...

Yaga Bialski PhD, Director and Founder of The Retreat And Rise Foundation

The Retreat N’ Rise Foundation was created to share my knowledge that turned to some wisdom,

when I insisted on testing it in my experience.

When you need a guide to gather a courage, create a healing, find your life's true self-expression

or simply get out the traps in the ego world, but you have no strength to open the door and get out.


You will find the way out, and the joy to walk your walk.

Being a human needs to pay-off!


Help us to build our center. The long term plan is to create a permanent retreat place, where learning of the unfading care, reverence, love and all other goodness of this life will be cultivated.


2 m. long, male Iguana