advent

The Spiritual Journey of Advent

Spiritual practices imbued with symbols from the Christian tradition of Advent can be luminous tools to guide us through the dark days and nights of Winter. Through contemplation and meditation, we prepare our hearts and […]

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Four Stages of Life

Four Stages of Life

Vedic teachings offer a model for a lifetime of spiritually conscious, purposeful living by suggesting that we view our lives with four significant stages or ashramas. These four stages of life are related to age […]

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Guru Purnima

Guru Purnima: Gratitude for Teachers

Every year I look forward to the Gratitude for Teachers festival celebrated in the East for centuries. It is a holy day in the Hindu religion, called Guru Purnima, which occurs at the time of […]

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Space Element

Space Element: The Freedom of Wholeness

Space element allows all the other elements to arise. It is the most subtle, invisible field—an opening for possibility on all levels, physical, mental, and spiritual. Our need for space is fundamental, it allows us […]

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Intentional Living

Intentional Living through Kriya Yoga

I was first drawn to the path of Kriya Yoga because of its mystical orientation as a way to directly experience the ineffable Absolute Reality and realize what we are as spiritual beings. And, since […]

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Bhakti Yoga

Bhakti Yoga – The Way of Devotion

Have you ever wondered which spiritual path of yoga is right for you? If you are devotional, should you pursue Bhakti Yoga? What is the best way to recognize our path? We start where we […]

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silence

Powerful Benefits of Silence

Those who practice meditation soon learn that silence is much greater than not speaking words or even the absence of sound. What is silence, then? From the spiritual perspective, silence is empty of words, sound, […]

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