Krishna Consciousness

Krishna is a famous avatar of Vishnu the sustainer; a living embodiment of God in an apparently physical form. Unlike some other avatars of history, he was born aware of his Divine nature. In the …

On Creation

I’ve had a few questions on what I mean by “creation.” This is the term I use for the subtle space created by globally self-aware consciousness (Atman). In this space arises fundamental structures that then …

More Cosmic

On Our Bodies, I spoke of the local bodies, the cosmic, and the Divine. There is more to this that can be explored. First some background… There are 8 prakritis or fundamental values of our …

Our Bodies

Like so many things on a spiritual journey, we can experience our body in a vast range of ways. Most people experience their physical body and have an internal experience of thoughts and emotions. Some …

The Isness of Divinity

There are some curious distinctions in the core values of reality. For example, being or the sense of existence. We first may recognize this as a sense of I Am. As we progress spiritually, we …

A Devotional Practice

I’ve been a little remiss here. I write extensively about the importance of transcending. It is a foundational practice to establish true Yoga and develop enlightenment. But I’ve talked much less about the role of …

Respect for the Personal

On articles like The Power of Mantra, I’ve mentioned the personal mode of experiencing the world through the heart. I thought we should take the point a little further. First, when we talk about experiencing …

Levels of Simplicity

Recently, I saw a 2010 recording of Lorn Hoff called “Zero.” In it, he talked about levels of simplicity. I enjoyed the approach, so am sharing the principle here. 3: Diversity, our usual waking state, …