Spirituality

Be Here, Be Love, Be Now

Be Here, Be Love, Be Now To even attempt to put words to the impact Ram Dass’ grace and presence has had over the past forty-plus years would be a task, indeed. In 1967, one young Dr. Richard Alpert, former Harvard psychologist, made a foray to India in 1967, where he met the iconic blanket-clad [...]

By |2016-11-06T14:45:06+00:00January 9th, 2013|Spirituality|1 Comment

Top 10 Reasons Why I Love Hanuman

Hanuman’s birthday is honored every April at the Vedanta Temple. For more information visit: vedanta.org.   There are 1008 reasons why I love Hanuman… here are the Top 10:           He can fly without wings…‘nuf said. He is the God of being devoted to God… it’s redundant and awesome. His delivery is [...]

By |2018-03-19T22:04:19+00:00April 12th, 2011|Spirituality|0 Comments

Mahasivratri: The Night Of The Yogi/Yogini

One day of each year, millions observe what is considered the most sacred vortex of time to be blessed in transformation and grace. For thousands of years, yogis, saints, sadhus, and householders in India have observed this moment, the MahaSivratri by staying up all night celebrating Lord Siva. MahaSivratri is the night of the Eternal [...]

By |2015-04-11T05:53:43+00:00March 26th, 2011|Spirituality|0 Comments

Give The Gift Of Your Heart

“A gift is pure when it is given from the heart to the right person at the right time and at the right place, and when we expect nothing in return.” —The Bhagavad Gita In the details of our days, it’s easy to lose sight of the meaning behind the moments. It’s easy to forget [...]

By |2012-08-12T02:10:19+00:00February 10th, 2011|Spirituality|0 Comments

New Healing Energies through The Reconnection

Exploring The Phenomena Of The Reconnection We have all read books that affected our paths, that led us to experiences that enriched and shifted our perspective, helped us discern another facet of clarity, or remember something enabling us to move more purposefully and gracefully through this exquisite mystery called life. On a friend’s recommendation, I [...]

By |2016-10-02T21:29:49+00:00September 28th, 2010|Spirituality|0 Comments

Vaastu: The Science Of Sacred Space

Vaastu Shastra, the ancient Vedic science of construction and architecture is a pre-Feng Shui, traditional Indian practice derived from knowledge dating back some 5,000 years. In Sanskrit, Vaastu means dwelling, Shastra means scientific treatise. Vaastu teaches us how to live in harmony with nature and influence nature for our benefit. The principals of Vaastu inform [...]

By |2012-08-23T21:09:10+00:00September 23rd, 2010|Spirituality|0 Comments

Not Perfect, But Present

My teacher, Erich Schiffmann, said it best, “If you want to push yourself in Yoga, push yourself to show up often.” With a chuckle, he would add “Once you’re there, there’s no need to push yourself. If you do, you get hurt. Then you get mad at Yoga, and it’s not Yoga’s fault. [...]

By |2015-04-11T06:19:48+00:00August 28th, 2010|Spirituality|0 Comments

Science and The Sacred: Mirrors Of Compassion

While teaching a workshop recently, I tried something I had never done before: I demonstrated a sequence without speaking a word. In the hushed movement of our shared breath, the participants observed my modified sun salutation and organized themselves into pairs to take turns witnessing one another. I was hoping to engage a recently identified [...]

By |2017-02-22T15:50:16+00:00April 2nd, 2010|Spirituality|0 Comments