When Mystics March

How to Connect Your Spiritual Heart and Your Activist Feet Without Losing Your Balance The heart of yoga is mysticism, the universal experience of conscious communion with God or ultimate Reality. Mystics arise in all […]

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Simplify and Live Well

Thoreau’s call to “simplify, simplify” resonates deeply with me; I have contemplated it often. When I first encountered his words, I wondered why he repeated the phrase.

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Ellen Grace O'Brian journey

About the Author – My Journey

In response to the question, “How does the desire for eternal life arise?” the great sage Ramana Maharshi replied, “Because the present state is unbearable. Why? Because it is not your True Nature.”

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kriya yoga

What is Kriya Yoga? Philosophy and Practice

Life can be a perpetual search for happiness in its myriad forms—pleasure, security, success, contentment, joy. Ever notice that we look for it and find it, only to lose it again? Or want more from wherever it seemed to come from?

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