End Times

Some are talking like we’re in end times: climate change with crazy weather, floods and fires, a global pandemic, unrest, exaggerated political polarities, growing financial inequality, and more. Such events have marked the end of …

The Primary Contractions

Over the years on the blog I’ve talked about the primary centres for release: what Adyashanti called Head, Heart, & Gut. They’re often the primary identifications of the individual ego, what I’ve also called the …

Yoga Sutra 2: Q&A

After the Yoga Sutra talk, I did a Q&A with students. These were on the broader implications of Yoga philosophy. To simplify the permissions process for making this public, I’ve placed a graphic over everyone …

Yoga Sutra Talk

Dr. Shelley Thomas, a language professor at Middle Tennessee State University, offers a class on awakening. They cover some of the primary world literature on the topic. Previously, they’ve invited academics to speak on the …

Finding Balance

There’s a curious dance between letting go of control and taking responsibility for our life. So often, ego’s are trying to control while avoiding responsibility. Or taking responsibility for what it can’t control. Balance comes …

How We Are

What are the primary things that influence our life experience? 1) Unresolved baggage (experiences) from prior lives drives us forward into new lives to complete them. 2) Development of Atman (consciousness/ presence) and Sattva (purity, …

The Pranava

I’ve written on the pranava or cosmic sound before. Pra means cosmic or primary. Nava has a few meanings including the number nine and more pertinently, new or fresh. It is the sound of our …