Shaving the Head

The picture of a monk or a nun with a shaved head is ubiquitous.  Have you ever wondered why this came to be?  First,...

Relishing Life

Do you wish you had a time machine?  To go back into the past and re-experience moments of your life, or to visit some...

Everyday Practice

One of the questions that spiritual seekers ask is, “do I have to practice every day?”  It’s usually the case that the changes in...

Money and Karma: Is money manning the man or is man...

In the aftermath of World War 1, the 1919 Treaty of Versailles ordered Germany to pay huge reparations (totaling 132 billion German Marks or...

Body Memory

The body is an amazing mechanism, the vessel our of awareness on this planet.  It runs on its own, and arcs toward health and...

Silence

Have you ever gazed up in the night sky away from the city, and seen the billions of stars smeared across the entire canvas...

The Ineffable

Have you ever wondered why spiritual masters will remain silent on what they are personally experiencing, or if they do speak about it, they...

The Wonder of Colors

The mystery of creation is everywhere, and nowhere quite as abundant as in light.  Why is the speed of light constant?  Is it made...

Why Am I Here?

In those quiet moments of self-reflection, the big questions come.  How did I come to be?  Why am I here?  What’s the purpose of...

The Puzzle Pieces

Do you ever feel like something is missing in your life?  This is such a common and ingrained feeling, so deeply rooted that it...

The Three Steps

The spiritual landscape can be so confusing, with so many traditions available to us now.  The internet has given us an information boon.  And...

What is Yoga?

If you were asked to define yoga, how would you do it?  Would you use words like the body, poses, stretching, bending, fitness, physical...