To the ones who tell me there is no separation –
Or that I just need to stay in the Love –
Or Light is all there Is.
For a moment, I softly ask them to… … More To the Ones Who Tell Me There Is No Separation, This One’s For You
There is a belief – especially in the spiritual world – that darkness is negative, undesirable, bad, evil, wicked, gloomy, and full of nothing but despair, destruction, death.
Conversely, positivity pumping love and light blah blah is the norm, status quo. … More The Wisdom in the Dark
Although she has certainly been present all along, Durga truly powered into my life six years ago, almost to this very day. It was the day my mother suddenly left her body – day three of Navratri – which is the culmination of Durga Ma. My mother had been at a Durgaratri for the full … More Goddess Durga & How She Became My Universal Mother (+ Navratri Blessings, including a Mantra Practice)
Our fifth Wisdom Goddess of the Dasha Mahavidyas (Ten Wisdom Goddesses), Tripura Bhairavi, is the destroyer of fear, the Supreme Divine Light and power of Radiating Fire. She represents the very flame of divine consciousness – which is the Supreme Truth. … More Solstice ~ Bhairavi ~ Self Inquiry Meditation
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
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
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…
With the holiday season fast approaching, our time will be filled with family and friend gatherings, office parties, and outings. Often times this can leave us feeling overwhelmed, stressed, depleted – and basically, off centre. We may have the tendency to push ourselves outward, ignoring the feelings of needing down time for ourselves. Can you … More What is Shakti Sadhana? An Overview of the Dasha Mahavidyas: The Ten Wisdom Goddesses…
Karma yoga refers to “discipline of action.” It is a form of yoga based on the teachings of the Bhagavad Gita, a sacred Sanskrit scripture from India that is widely used in jnana yoga, including Advaita Vedanta. Of the three paths to self realization, karma yoga is the process of accomplishing perfection in action. Many teachers impart that karma yoga is the most effective way to evolve spiritual life. … More Karma Yoga as noted in the Bhagavad Gita