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How We Deal With Loss of Loved Ones
In a dream…I’m standing on a beach surrounded by a vast expanse of dark sand as far as I can see. Gulls are squawking in the distance. I’m looking into my father’s watery blue eyes. He’s animated and young, explaining something to me with more passion than I ever saw in the last years of his life. His brother, my beloved Uncle Pete, who died soon after my dad, is standing beside us, laughing. More
An Ever-Widening Circle
Is it possible to live a life of engaged lovingkindness or to really love everyone? David Richo, a teacher and a psychotherapist known for drawing on Buddhism, poetry, and Jungian perspectives in his work, explains how we can. Lovingkindness, Richo explains, is an ever-widening circle of love that begins with ourselves, then includes some others, then embraces all others. More
Omega Institute The Questing Mind: Opening Up to New Possibilities by Sam Keen
Opening Up to New Possibilities
"Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves." —Rilke More
Tari Prinster
Yoga Service Interview Series: Tari Prinster
Rob: What emotionally motivates you to give back the gift of yoga? More
Sham Rang Singh Khalsa and Jai Dev Singh
How can you tell the difference between a sore throat that signals an infection and one that indicates an energetic block? Sham Rang Singh Khalsa and Jai Dev Singh explain how to identify and treat physical, mental, and spiritual symptoms by combining the sciences of Ayurveda and Kundalini Yoga.  More
Rodney Yee
When I went to Pune, India, I had seven years of arduous practice under my belt. It was 1987 and I was on my way to study yoga with the master himself, B.K.S. Iyengar. I thought I was ready, but I was secretly worried about two basic postures—reclining hero pose and shoulderstand. Maybe I could hide in the corner or go to the bathroom when these poses were addressed. Fat chance! Geeta, B.K.S. Iyengar’s daughter, had me demonstrating reclining hero pose on the first day. And B.K.S. Iyengar looked at me with massive disapproval during shoulderstand. More
          It’s time to give upThe endless struggle to becomeAnd accept that this is all there isThat there’s nothing more to gain or lose.If this moment isn’t good enoughThen no moment ever will beIf you can’t make peace with the present nowYou’ll always be at war. It’s time to stop trying To bend the world to your willAnd allow life to unfoldWith slow natural grace, like spring. More
Omega Institute 3 Questions to Help You Find the Right Yoga Class
If you’ve been meaning to drop in on a yoga class for a few years but haven’t gotten around to it yet, you’re not alone. According to Yoga Journal’s 2012 “Yoga in America” market study, 20.4 million Americans practice yoga, and another 44 percent are interested in trying it. The “aspirational yogis” in the study identified the following top five reasons for getting to a class: flexibility, general conditioning, stress relief, improving overall health, and physical fitness. Sound familiar? More
High-Energy Spots in the World
Throughout the world, there are places that just feel different, or special, or more sacred. Deborah King, a master healer and author of Truth Heals, describes some of her first experiences in the presence of high-vibrational energy while visiting several sacred places in her life. More


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