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 …

Meeting the Basics

Sometimes, it’s worth being reminded that the challenges I talk about here on the blog are largely “First World” problems. Issues we face only when the basics are mostly taken care of. If you lacked …

What Is

Initially, most adults are in that place of “what I want.” New Age approaches may amplify that, such as goal-setting our desires. Alas, so often we’ve learned to resist what we don’t want and grasp …

The Child Identity

I used to write regularly about the 3 am-egos, what Adyashanti called head, heart, gut. Essentially, with Self Realization the me-concept (head) ends when the Self wakes up to itself through the apparent person. The …

Celebration

I looked at adding an Interfaith calendar to this site until I realized how complex that would be. Each faith has many celebrations each year, many of which have to be calculated. The fourth Sunday …

Existential Fear

The current time cycles are bringing existential fear to the surface. Many people do not recognize this and simply feel antsy. But if they stop and look, they may well see avoidance behaviours expressed in …

What is Flow?

This came up in a discussion and I thought it worth sharing. Flow is the movement of primary qualities of nature through the physiology. We could say the movement of consciousness with qualities. When our …

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 …

What is Devotion?

In this conversation, Kavitha Chinnaiyan speaks with Jacob Kyle of Embodied Philosophy on true devotion. You may recognize his voice from my interview. At first I disagreed with her statements about devotion being required for …

The Backstory

On this blog, I’ve talked about past lives and karma many times. I started remembering prior lives back in the early ’80’s during a period of major challenges (karma). In the Shadbhava article, I talked …