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…

“You looks like Indian” – The Fine Balance of Being an Indian from the West, While Living in India

I have both travelled through and lived in Mother India several times, anywhere from three months to a year at a time, and each time I still find myself working on the balance of being an Indian born in the west, while journeying in the east. Because you see, I know better. Or at least, I should. Or so that’s what I’m told, in various direct and indirect forms. … More “You looks like Indian” – The Fine Balance of Being an Indian from the West, While Living in India

Be A Solo Woman Traveller in India, It’s OK

The truth is I’ve met countless western women who clearly have a longing to travel to the Mother Land. But. They don’t. Why? Fear. Fear for their safety. Fear of the unknown. Fear they won’t be able to hack the “assault on the senses,” they’ve heard so much about. But mostly fear of the local men, considering local rape is rampant (92 women raped daily in India, according to National Crime Records Bureau 2013). … More Be A Solo Woman Traveller in India, It’s OK