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Deva Premal & Miten on Love, Loss & Redemption

Deva Premal and Miten and Manose. Photo by Rishi (www.HappyLivingMedia.com) For nearly two decades, audiences around the world have flocked to performances by the beloved mantra singers, Deva Premal and Miten. At the start of their North American Temple At Midnight Tour (which stops at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles on [...]

By | May 24th, 2017|Music|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 Yogi Code by Yogi Cameron

  Yogi Cameron’s new book The Yogi Code is an inspirational guidepost for beginners as well as experienced practitioners. Cameron has condensed many of the ancient sacred teachings into a practical daily guide that is relevant for our modern and often urban lives. He identifies a sequential practice into seven universal laws of infinite success. [...]

By | May 10th, 2017|Books & DVDs|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

Jai Uttal: The Journey from Disillusionment to Devotion

  Photo of Jai Uttal by Jeffrey Newberry   Attending a Jai Uttal kirtan, or call-and-response devotional music event, feels like being led by the hand of your beloved into a communal celebration of the Divine. He gives unrestricted access to his heart. We feel a deep, exposed inner truth, rather than a [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|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

The Documentary Film Tomorrow showcases Modern Solutions

In honor of Earth Day, the new documentary film Tomorrow opens April 21 at the Laemmle Music Hall in Beverly Hills. Directed and narrated by actress Mélanie Laurent (Inglorious Basterds) and activist Cyril Dion, the documentary sheds light on creative and successful small-scale solutions to the world’s biggest environmental challenges. The filmmakers’ explorations were motivated by a [...]

By | April 21st, 2017|Film|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

Yoga of the Subtle Body by Tias Little

Photo of Tias Little by Robert Sturman If life-force (prana), or wisdom is something that could be seen, what we could see if we looked at what lives in the heart and mind of teacher and author Tias Little would be as breathtakingly vast as the California coastline. His light has been a [...]

By | April 14th, 2017|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

GuruGanesha Band music uplifts us during “Troubled Times.”

Music is a refuge. Whether instrumental or with lyrics, the repetition of mantra or other inspirational poetry, it is a source of solace, a way to lift us up, a way for us to find our inner center. When we ride the waves of the world today, this is one of our sources of restoration [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|Music|0 Comments