Musings

Awareness/Yoga

Yoga offers potent wisdom and practices for calming ourselves. You don't even need to be a meditator or a yoga practitioner to experience the benefits of these simple practices.

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Meditation

"My mind is too busy to meditate" and other common obstacles to meditating. Learn what has helped others overcome obstacles and adopt a meditation practice.

The physical practice of yoga offers many people their first experiences of meditative states. As we rest in the breath or in sensation, our attention naturally turns inside.

Mindfulness

A clear, awake awareness is the essence of mindfulness, and savoring the beauty, wonder and deliciousness of life is a portal into presence.

Presence

Attention occurs outside the realm of thought and emotion... Being in attention brings you into the present. It reminds you there's more to you than ego.

Truth And Beauty

When we become meditators, we discover a deeper dimension of experience that is often best expressed by poets and artists.

The Physical Practice of Yoga

The physical practice of yoga offers many people their first experiences of meditative states. As we rest in the breath or in sensation, our

Wisdom

I was acutely aware of the irony of being stuck in the elevator with a Pema Chodron article in hand, on "How to appreciate your life - JUST AS IT IS."

Karma means you don't get away with anything. Read Jung's story about a woman who murdered her best friend so she could marry her husband.

In Yoga we withdraw our senses to rest in a core of Self. In Tantra we are aware that any moment - any emotion or sensory experience - can be a portal into expanded states of aware