When we mine all situations as ways to meaningfully engage in the purpose of our lives we demonstrate a great enlightened virtue, conducting a masterpiece of life through inspired conduct and powerful participation!
What do we do when our “treasury of worms” crawls to the surface of awareness? These are the times when we find out who we are.
Photo: Vectorportal Energy of Mind: A Sauhu Therapy This is the 10th and final blog in an ongoing series of a yogin’s intentional “crimes against wisdom.” This series is highlighting my experience of purposefully ignoring 10 years of training in yoga, meditation, ayurveda and psychology in favor of performing typical current cultural behaviors of [...]
This is the 2nd blog in an ongoing series of a yogin’s intentional “crimes against wisdom.” This series will highlight my experience of purposefully ignoring 10 years of training in yoga, meditation and ayurveda in favor of performing typical current cultural behaviors of modernity.
Freedom is not found in the ability to have whatever one wants, do whatever one wants, whenever one wants to have or do it; it is found in one’s ability to traverse the infinite inner-landscape and discover the mysterious capacity of unconditional love and contentment.
What do you do when you wake up in a nightmare? When loneliness dominates you to the point where you would swear that your emotions could paralyze you with all their physical weight? What do you do when all you want is to go back to sleep? When you would do anything to not feel [...]
To me, this is a beautiful characteristic. There is no truly selfless act, because being selfless is absolutely the best thing we can do for ourselves. This is not a moralistic platitude. This is just practically what works for no reason other than its the way things are.
We do not see the reality that exists, but rather reality exists because we see it. Our perception literally forms the world we see.
It is said that the “only way out is through.” Growth always comes as a result of the discomfort of going “through.” But, we are here to encourage you: this is normal and natural and the dividens are well worth your effort. Taking your body back and re-discovering its vitality is an indescribable joy. There is nothing worth doing more!
Yogis have mapped the entire cosmos into twelve “stages” of consciousness. As humans our journey towards wholeness, which is the inherent purpose of our lives, follows this twelve stage progression, relatively speaking. Stage 1 is basically unbridled hedonism where we act on impulse and get/consume what we want in the most immediate, uncensored way possible. [...]