Author: <span>Davidya</span>

Peace of Body-Mind

“Peace of mind and physical well-being are closely related. Some years ago, a scientist at Emory University told me that continuous anger, fear and suspicion tend to eat into our immune system. Besides, peace of …

Vedanta Books

Vedanta means the end of the Veda or the final knowledge, although the texts cover the full range. It is the last of the 6 systems of Indian philosophy aka the darshanas. They generally consider …

The Laundromat

I’ve spoken a great deal about healing and purification over the years. When we first take up a spiritual or healing practice, we gradually realize how we resist and contract and we learn to release. …

This and That

The Upanishad use words like “this” and “that” to describe aspects of reality. For example: Puurmam adah puurnam idam puurnaat puurnam udachyate puurnasya puurnam aadaaya puurnam evaavashishyate That is full, this is full. From fullness, …

Layers of Perspective

The average person expects their view of the world to be accurate and reliable, even if they have doubts about certain aspects. We need a stable view so we can function in the world. Yet …

Filling The Void

North America has an obesity epidemic. They relate this to what people are eating and an increasingly sedentary lifestyle. But these are not what is driving the issue. These are symptoms. Food is being used …

The Cause of the Gunas

As I’ve described prior, the gunas are fundamental qualities within all things. Their balance determines how we experience objects and the lens we see them through. In brief, the gunas are: Sattva: purity or clarity …

Order and Symmetry

As I’ve written, intelligence is a fundamental quality of Divinity. There is an ordering principle underlying all experiences. In fact, without a constant input of order, the world around us would dissolve to dust. That’s …

Moving and Still

For much of our life, we’ve been immersed in movement, in activity. But after we learn to meditate, we begin to experience stillness. Then things seem to have two states, moving and still, relative and …

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