I emerge from this retreat grateful for the necessary guidance needed to navigate the mysteries of human becoming. It is a strange beauty indeed that we human beings can’t go it alone. We need each other. Not because we are flawed and weak but because the magic of our awesomeness is only unleashed through the power of vulnerability that is born through real intimacy.
The vast majority of original yoga and ayurveda was practiced by the “people” – who had neither means, nor time (as householders) to travel and teach. If they did, though, the West would have received a set of yoga teachings that were much more practical, healthy and effective for householders.
If our ultimate goal is to build a life-affirming society based on wisdom and compassion, then we must begin to build those qualities by walking our talk and cultivating the health our bodies.
I am thinking about starting a book review/discussion about practical books for “natural wisdom” spanning various topics. Would this be a good resource for you all? I would like this site to be a place where you can discover useful material, for free, to better your lives. But, to do that, I need to know […]
We are actually getting off on our emotional reactions. Not only are we literally turned on by emoting but we are then using that sexual energy – every moment – to recreate/conceive/birth our self-image (ego), which is the source of human suffering. Oh shit!