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 …

KXCR Interview

My conversation with Craig Holliday led to an interview with Larry Bloomfield on the Spiritual Unity Today show. They broadcast and live-stream this from KXCR Community Radio in Florence, OR. I came into the interview …

The Reality of Mind

This article is a follow-up to What is Mind, exploring the consequences. We know from physics that the world around us does not look the way we perceive it. Our senses pick up a narrow …

What Awakens?

Fundamentally, consciousness is simply aware. Then it becomes self-aware and interacts with itself, causing the appearance of forms and phenomena to arise. This self-interacting dynamic is true both cosmically and locally. We can say consciousness …

Breath Stopping

Breath stopping came up on Transcending so I thought it worth breaking the points out into an article. In a transcending meditation practice we quickly settle within. As we settle the mind, the body also …

Pleasure vs Joy

On a recent retreat, Lorn Hoff mentioned pleasure vs joy in passing. I thought it would be worth exploring this further. First lets define the terms: Joy, happiness, and bliss are associated with the 5th …

Who Knows?

An important detail to understand about this blog is that it’s not about the wisdom of some person named Davidya. It’s not “my” knowledge. Someone who sees themselves as a person has a limited capacity …