Lesson 6 in Ten Lessons for a Revolution – Identify, Clarify and Uphold your Values (link to lessons 1-5) Following the Occupy Wall Street Movement as it moves into the next phase of its development, I am inspired and grateful for the energy, wisdom and heroism openly manifest in the faces and actions of its [...]
It is exteremely beneficial for all of us to receive these teachings in order to faciliate our own inevitible journey through the death process, but also to empower us to be with our loved ones in a more supportive in nourishing way as they traverse this territory
There are no rules in natural wisdom except one: we must always consider, for whom and when?
No matter what culture, race, or religion we were reared in everyone in the world will associate the color red with sentiments such as anger, passion, dynamism, power, clarity, etc. These evocations are universal, primal and innate to us as human beings. Visualization practice simply capitalizes on this inherent human capacity.
Whether or not you are following a martial path of spiritual cultivation, these precepts are wonderful food for contemplation. They are borrowed directly from oral teachings of Acharya Dharmanidhi, founder of Adi Yoga and Trika Institute, which are both schools for the preservation and dissemination of classical, Non-dual Shaivist Tantra (NST).
Human beings at their Essence are innately content, confident, at ease, in touch with a sense of joy and wonder, and live with a felt-sense of interconnection and perpetual self-nourishment. It is only when we leave human Presence that we enter into the “Realms” of suffering.
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 [...]
Not only do I want my boy to see me with a sparkle in my eye, vibrant, nimble, active and full of vigor but I also want him to see me living in a sacred way, low to the earth, still and quiet, deep in meditative prayer.
I really feel like shit. Seriously. I am not just saying this to make this blog exciting and dramatic. I am bloated, I feel tight everywhere, I have pain in my joints, and not more 30 minutes after showering I stink with sour b.o. In the previous 3 years I had completely thrown away deodorant. Now, it is a compassionate necessity.
This is the 3rd 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.