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 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…
With this full moon shining bright, energy is high – and our shadow becomes illuminated. We sometimes tend to avoid this shadow – the parts of us we would rather put off. However, our Goddess practice – our Shakti Sadhana – is utilizing the wisdom of the Goddess to bring clarity to all aspects of our lives. … More Kali Ma Blessings + Practice for this Full Moon Time
Learning a few lines of Hindi will go a long way in Mother India. You build cultural connections with the country you happen to be a guest in. They will no doubt respect you more for it. And even find it charming. You experience a deeper layer of the culture as you are able to join in some friendly and inquisitive chitchat with the locals, and also tune into the conversations happening around you as you flow through the profusion of endless colours, sights, smells and sounds of this spirited nation. It’s also a good way to get better deals when shopping in the markets, and the locals are generally more receptive to you overall. Actually it brings them joy and delight when you greet them in their language. And how sweet it is — such an eloquent language. … More A Crash Course in Hindi: Getting By in India
As soon as the plane touched down on this profound and expansive part of Mother Earth, I felt a sense of being home. … More 9 Reasons Why it’s SO VERY WONDERFUL to be back in Mother India!
Naturally I have learned a great amount from my travels here over the past 15 years, and I certainly observe in myself that I know more now than when I first began to journey here solo in my early 20s. Here I share with you a few wise tips I’ve picked up along the way, that I wish I knew back then. I hope you will find them helpful in planning your journey to Mother India as you activate what will likely be an incredibly enriching and life-changing journey ahead! May your time there be easeful, deep and expansive. … More 12 Things I Wish I knew Before Travelling to India
Amid enjoying the bliss and silence of the morning in this most sacred and serene space — suddenly we spotted a brown monkey take off with a woman’s plastic bag filled with what looked to be some offerings for the temple. We did not think anything of it, as this is a typical occurrence in Mother India. But what happened next, we could not have imagined!
… More Ramana’s Monkey