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The International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers are tribal elders from across the world. Members of the council speak here about the importance of education, prayer, healing and taking action to bear witness to the past and future...

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The writer, activist, and leader in the women’s rights movement, Gloria Steinem, shares insight into the historic roots of feminism right under our feet.

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Omega: What gets you out of bed in the morning?

Neil: The mystery. The strangeness and beauty of being human. Spiritually and emotionally, all the different people and landscapes and happenings teach...

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Today our minds, our emotions, our relationships, and our bodies are out of kilter. We know it, but we tend to ignore it until something goes very wrong—a scary diagnosis, a broken relationship, the death of a loved one, or simply an inability...

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Omega: How would you describe a shamanic journey to someone who has never experienced one?

John: I think everyone has taken a shamanic journey, they just haven’t called it that. If you’ve daydreamed or...

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Omega: Was there a turning point or defining moment in your life that “lifted the veil” for you?

John: There have been a lot of turning points, but probably the key one happened when I was in the Amazon...

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Water that flows from the Earth, to trees, and us, is like milk that flows from mother to child. It’s similar to the love that pours from ancient mother goddesses to assist people through every phase of life, including death.

One such...

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We only need to peruse headlines in our newspapers or scroll through Facebook newsfeeds to know, viscerally, that the world is in need of a new story—an inspiring, galvanizing, inclusive new narrative. We need a narrative that is unlike any...

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"There's a great space in which this moment takes place. There's a great silence that is listening to the thoughts," says Adyashanti, a spiritual teacher who leads silent retreats...

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Years ago I was amazed to learn that 90 percent of the human body consists of bacteria that are alien to us. Only the remaining 10 percent of the body is made up of our own DNA. So does this mean that “I” am only that 10 percent? No. I am the...