Kamalatmika: The Truth About Beauty

As we come to the last post of this empowering and heartening series on the 10 Great Wisdom Goddesses over these last 10 weeks – we are finally met with the brilliantly, radiant Kamalatmika. She is named after the beautiful lotus flower that grows untainted from murky waters – and emerges as a lustrous, fragrant blossom. She is “the grace that bestows beauty into that mesmerizing sunset, that haunting melody, that exquisite touch of the beloved, that juiciness of the perfectly ripe fruit, and that lingering fragrance of the rose bloom.” She is the Grace manifest in all things. … More Kamalatmika: The Truth About Beauty

The Power Behind Expression & Speech –> Matangi

How often do you find yourself holding back on speaking up on your ideas, your beliefs, and for yourself in general? As women, we have been taught to be “good girls,” to stay quiet, be polite – not be a troublemaker. It’s a constant struggle that we see in the corporate, academic, and even spiritual world. How do we develop our own power and use our voice? … More The Power Behind Expression & Speech –> Matangi

Chinnamasta: Goddess of Transformation

Chinnamasta, the sixth of the Dasha Mahavidyas (Ten Wisdom Goddesses) is the Goddess of Transformation. She symbolizes the dual nature of life-giving and life-taking at the same time. She is actually not as scary as she may appear to be in her imagery. When we understand her symbolism and energetic qualities, we can see the appeal for transcending death in order for new life to blossom – for true transformation to take place. … More Chinnamasta: Goddess of Transformation

Bhuvaneshwari: Goddess of S P A C E + Accompanying Yogasan Practice Video

Chances are you’ve found yourself feeling restrained or limited as a result of a past experience, or an old pattern. We can blindly go about our lives repeatedly in situations in which we don’t allow ourselves the time or space to process – instead burying our authentic thoughts and emotions, only to leave our bodies and minds to silently carry this weight. … More Bhuvaneshwari: Goddess of S P A C E + Accompanying Yogasan Practice Video

Tripura Sundari: Truth, Consciousness and Bliss + New Moon Inquiry Practice

In our time and culture, it’s easy to get lost in the world of desire – to do more, be more, and get more – perhaps forgetting that our attention, our power – can be directed to something much more full and true – knowing that we are That. Nevertheless, we do need desire, because without desire there would be no Creation – nor sustenance of it. Desire is the form through which the “nothingness” of Truth expresses as its “everythingness.” … More Tripura Sundari: Truth, Consciousness and Bliss + New Moon Inquiry Practice

The Grace of Tara + A Practice for this Post-Full Moon…

With the full moon energy just behind us, many will notice the drop in energy that follows as we gradually make our way towards the new moon. In this darkening time, we can begin to turn inward and listen to the needs of our temple (body) and psyche. How often do you push your limits for the needs of others? How often do you put others needs in front of your own? What practices do you tap into when it comes time to take care of YOU – finding the true, self-loving harmony with all that is before you? … More The Grace of Tara + A Practice for this Post-Full Moon…