Spirituality

The Ancient Art of Giving and Receiving: the Dance of Light and Kabbalah

Connecting to Kabbalah I was born in Jerusalem, and have at times struggled to connect with the spiritual tradition of my native land, including the Orthodox Judaism of my father. At times, Native American and yogic traditions have felt far more like “home” than the traditions of my bloodline. Recently, though, I’ve been exploring the [...]

By | April 5th, 2019|Spirituality|0 Comments

Sweat as Prayer: My Urban Sweat Lodge

Joe K & Parashakti Photographed by Vanessa Viola. Parashakti Clothing by Onzie. Sweat as Prayer, on the Dance Floor, in the Sweat Lodge, in the Yoga Studio To Sweat is to pray, to make an offering of your innermost self. Sweat is holy water, prayer beads, pearls of liquid that release your past. Sweat [...]

By | March 18th, 2019|Spirituality|0 Comments

Reach Ecstasy Without Taking It at Ecstatic Dance LA

Dance as an Art Form of Connection and Reaching Ecstasy I have been dancing as long as I can remember. Before I could even name what sacred connection to Source was, before I knew what to call the presence of God or divinity – I felt that wordless, energetic channel to Spirit through dance. Many [...]

By | March 3rd, 2019|Spirituality|0 Comments

7 Practices to Step into Your Divine Feminine

Parashakti and Brandee wearing clothing by Onzie and turban by Venius Adams. Photo by Irene Ferri Find Alignment with the Energy of the Divine Feminine The energies of the Divine Feminine and the Divine Masculine swirl and dance inside all of us. They are the yin and yang that together make us whole. [...]

By | February 20th, 2019|Spirituality|0 Comments

7 Suggestions for Safe Plant Medicine

  Embarking on the path of using plant spirit medicines for mental, emotional, or physical healing is a serious undertaking. Find a shaman and community you trust. I find these 7 tips for safe plant medicine a meaningful set of guidelines for navigating this space. 1. Choose a Facilitator Carefully Choose a person with considerable [...]

By | October 30th, 2018|Spirituality|0 Comments

Transcending the Mind with Plant Spirit Medicines

Accomplishment of the yogi can come from consumption of herbs Spirituality is an inside job. Nobody can walk the path other than ourselves. Having said that, in my experience there are triggers for stepping onto the spiritual path that often come from outside ourselves. Life-changing events like the loss of a loved one, loss of [...]

By | October 30th, 2018|Spirituality|0 Comments

Surya Kriya – Living Without Friction

Activating the Sun Within You with Surya Kriya https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKiQvH2Sumk   Live without Friction Have you noticed that one certain days your life seems to be flowing smoothly and other days no matter what you encounter, it is riddled with friction? Is this friction merely with the situations that you are faced or is there [...]

By | September 21st, 2018|Spirituality|0 Comments

6 Simple Keys to Happiness

Six Keys offer techniques for living a spiritually-connected and purpose-filled life. These energetic Keys will give you simple, easy, and quick access points to opening the gates to the inner reservoir of your strength, resilience, love, and harmony. Why are the 6 Simple Keys so important? The rapidly changing culture of our times is pushing [...]

By | August 28th, 2018|Spirituality|0 Comments

Ram Dass; Hail The Goer!

Photo of Ram Dass by Perry Julien Gate Gate Paragate, Parasamgate, Bodhi Svaha Before Ram Dass was Ram Dass, he was Richard Alpert --- a psychology professor who had been famously kicked out of Harvard with Timothy Leary for experimenting with LSD. Acid-adventurer Aldous Huxley gave Alpert and Leary a copy of the [...]

By | August 28th, 2018|Spirituality|0 Comments

Isha Institute of Inner-Sciences

Isha Institute of Inner-Sciences: A Powerful Space Energized by Sadhguru To Learn Classical Yoga Nestled on a breathtaking mountain top in the beautiful Cumberland Plateau of Tennessee, USA, Isha Institute of Inner-sciences is established as an infrastructure for raising human consciousness. It is dedicated to fostering global harmony through individual transformation. “We have built all kinds of [...]

By | May 17th, 2018|Spirituality|0 Comments