Lorin Roche

Surprise: Meditation with the Radiance Sutras

Unless you live in a cave, life is full of surprises. Even meditation is full of surprises. In the relaxation of meditation, we are often presented with mini-movies of whatever […]

By |October 3rd, 2013|Meditation|0 Comments

Blockheads and Barbarians

Placing your mat in class, the teacher gives you a spiteful look. You don’t know it, but her ex-husband, to whom she is paying alimony, was walking out the door […]

By |July 17th, 2013|Meditation|0 Comments

Radiance Sutras: Mighty Shakti

Just for a moment, let’s breathe in awe and delight with Shakti, for She is power and always awesome. In English, we might refer to her as “Mother Nature.”

We are […]

By |April 30th, 2013|Meditation|1 Comment

The Cosmic Playground

Yoga As Your Box of Toys

Come on kids!

Let’s meditate on the outward appearance of the body (rupa) and give ourselves the power of invisibility. (Yoga Sutras 3.21) We can be […]

By |March 26th, 2013|Meditation|0 Comments

The Expedition Within

Meditation by Dr. Lorin Roche

When Buddha sat down to meditate, it was just his lonesome self and the Bo tree. The perfect yoga retreat. No one around for miles. Inner […]

By |February 2nd, 2012|Meditation|0 Comments

Gratitude for the Inner Flame

Meditation by Dr. Lorin Roche

A Meditation with The Flame Mantra from the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra

I hate winter. Always have. Let me count the ways: There is less daylight. You have […]

By |January 19th, 2012|Meditation|0 Comments

Take a Stand in Eternity

A meditation on seeing God everywhere
inspired by The Radiance Sutras, a new version of the vijnana bhairava tantra

Minds wander. That’s what they do. Attention is dynamic by nature, always […]

By |January 19th, 2012|Meditation|0 Comments

Nourishing Breath of Creation

A meditation on the rhythm of breathing
inspired by The Radiance Sutras, a new translation of the vijnana bhairava tantra

bharita: nourished, full, filled with

Beloved, show us how incarnate beings can […]

By |December 20th, 2011|Meditation|0 Comments

Can’t Get No Satisfaction

Meditation by Dr. Lorin Roche

A meditation on satisfaction and dissatisfaction inspired by The Radiance Sutras, a new translation of the vijnana bhairava tantra
Tripti-yoga – “satisfaction” – (Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, p […]

By |November 12th, 2011|Meditation|0 Comments

37 Meanings of “Yoga”

Think you know what “yoga” means? Here is the full definition of the word, Yoga, as set forth in the Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 856:

the act of yoking, joining, attaching […]

By |April 1st, 2010|Meditation|0 Comments