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Dancing in the Unknown Book Review

The cover of this inspiring book, Dancing in the Unknown features the collection’s editor Betsy Chasse as a vibrant, be-dazzled, ethereal figure leaning back into…. well, the unknown. She represents every person who ever took a leap of faith, even if they had no clue where they would land. What Happens if we Jump off the [...]

By | November 19th, 2017|Books & DVDs, Don't Show on Home Page|0 Comments

Trust in the Heart Mantra Music by Krishna Das

Right in the thick of some of the darkest moments in today’s world, Krishna Das releases his new and 15th album of mantra music. The album is Trust in the Heart. And I feel the timing is perfect. Krishna Das and Mantra Music I immediately listened to the complete work when I received this album. I unequivocally [...]

By | November 11th, 2017|Don't Show on Home Page, Music|0 Comments

How to Survive Your Childhood Now That You’re an Adult by Ira Israel

How to Survive Your Childhood Now That You’re an Adult by Ira Israel is both scholarly and accessible. Ira Israel is a prolific and accomplished psychotherapist, meditation teacher, and author. He graduated from University of Pennsylvania and subsequently studied for 25 years in Paris, India, Los Angeles, Connecticut, and Santa Barbara. Israel earned graduate degrees [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|Books & DVDs, Don't Show on Home Page|0 Comments

You Can Heal Your Heart by David Kessler

“A broken heart is also an open heart… our willingness is all it takes for healing to begin.” – David Kessler I had the opportunity to study with David Kessler, who is the world’s leading grief expert, and I found his work to be revolutionary and insightful – simple and poignant. I bought a copy [...]

By | May 17th, 2017|Books & DVDs, Don't Show on Home Page|0 Comments

The Dream — Jai Uttal and his Guru meet at the Train Station

Jai Uttal at the Parmarth Niketan Ashram The Dream A few weeks after his experience climbing a Stupa (read more here!), Jai traveled to the northern Indian city of Allahabad, where the Khumba Melas are held. The Maharaj-ji was rumored to be visiting there, soon. Jai told me the story, “By that time, I [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|Don't Show on Home Page, Music|0 Comments

The (not so) Little Book of Surprises by Deidre Hade, William Arntz, and Endre Balogh

Let’s face it. We could all use a little more beauty, inspiration, and SURPRISE in our lives (ok, good surprises that is). That’s what The (not so) Little Book of Surprises is. In a world flooded with self-help manuals, it’s refreshing to find a book that is so full of wisdom. A book that doesn’t [...]

By | May 2nd, 2017|Books & DVDs, Don't Show on Home Page|0 Comments

YOGA FAQ by Richard Rosen

Richard Rosen’s book YOGA FAQ: Almost Everything You Need to Know About Yoga – from Asana to Yama is a portal. Through Rosen’s modern lens we traverse the history and evolution of yoga from its ancient spiritual practice to its contemporary incarnation primarily as asana. Mister Rosen is a much better Sanskritist then he realizes [...]

By | April 15th, 2017|Books & DVDs, Don't Show on Home Page|0 Comments

Deva Bhumi: The Abode of the Gods in India By Krishna Kumar (K.K.) Sah

The book Deva Bhumi tells stories of the magical land in the foothills of the Himalayas that has produced a disproportionate number of enlightened beings—not just teachers and saints, but siddhas—beings who are so perfected that people need only be in their presence to receive the benefits of the teachings. A siddha exists beyond the [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|Books & DVDs, Don't Show on Home Page|0 Comments

The E Word, Ego, Enlightenment & Other Essentials

The Ego gets a lot of flack. People love to hate on it. It’s got more contracts out on it then Joey from the neighborhood. Everyone wants to kill their Ego and everyone wants to be Enlightened, because that’s apparently what happens when you finally put the bullet between the eyes of the Ego. It [...]

By | April 2nd, 2017|Books & DVDs, Don't Show on Home Page|0 Comments

How Soon is Now by Daniel Pinchbeck

  Counter-cultural icon, Daniel Pinchbeck, known for his controversial views on the shamanic and medicinal use of psychedelics, brings us what appears to be a personal messianic manifesto, his new book How Soon is Now. With a preface by living musical and philanthropic legend, Sting, and an introduction by actor and Transcendental Meditation poster boy, Russell Brand, [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|Books & DVDs, Don't Show on Home Page|0 Comments