Body, Mind & Spirit

Koans represent the sayings and doings of Zen masters and their friends and students, as collected many centuries ago. Koan (Japanese) literally means "public case" (as in a legal precedent), and these ancient cases continue to have...

The GPS in my car never gets mad at me, no matter how many times I turn to avoid the torn-up street she has recommended. She just says, "Recalculating,” and directs me to turn right, and then right again, until I am back where she wanted me—on...

The ultimate habitual pattern is samsara itself—the wheel of habitual cyclic existence that causes all your suffering. The karma that drives the wheel—the three poisons of attachment, aggression, and ignorance—are actually deep-seated habits of...

If you made it through this much of 2014, you experienced some of the most wrenching astrology in recent memory. The cardinal grand cross of January and April, combined with Mars retrograde and some strategically placed eclipses, earned most of...

“There are times when the heart flies wide open and we can barely stay in our skin—a refrain of music, the flight of a butterfly, the song of water slipping over rocks,” says Carl Big Heart. “There are also times when deep grief for a loved one...

The mind of God created the brain of man—and that’s when the trouble started. We neglected to switch on the brain for bliss and harmony. Instead, we began to pollute the earth, poison our bodies, and clash with our neighbors.

Shamans...

In this workshop for parents, teachers, therapists, and others who work with children, Eline Snel offers simple, playful ways to introduce mindfulness practice to kids ages 5–12.

In a fun, relaxed atmosphere, you learn easy-to-understand,...

“Hatha Yoga is the greatest secret of the yogis who wish to attain perfection,” reads the first part of verse 11 in chapter 1 of the Hatha Yoga Pradipika (Light on Hatha Yoga).

Under the guidance of veteran Iyengar Yoga teacher Nikki...

While the holidays can be joyful and exciting, they can also be overwhelming and stressful, especially for those in recovery.

Whether you feel the pressure to party or are confronting feelings of loneliness, cultivating more compassion and...

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