do you fully feel?

By Antoaneta Gotea I have been a practitioner and teacher of Tantra for about twenty years, and I have been asked the question many times, What is Tantra? It is interesting to notice that while writing this sentence I feel a slight contraction, as I know the common connotations given to the word. You might […]

hridaya advaita ramana meditation hero

By Beata Kucienska “I said: ‘What about my heart?’ God said: ‘Tell me what you hold inside it.’ I said: ‘Pain and sorrow.’ God said: ‘Stay with it. The wound is the place where the Light enters you.’” -Rumi Once, I read a story about a little horse that was staying in a warm and […]

Circles of Men: Unveiling the Power of Shiva By Laura Samper G. Going in Circles In today’s society, roles are mainly divided by gender: men are supposed to behave in a way that is called “masculine” and women are expected to do their part by supporting this model. When put in perspective, both seem to […]

By Laura Samper G. Questioning the Masculine Does new masculinity mean being authentic? It is a hot topic of conversation but, most importantly, it is a spiritual matter: What does it mean to be a man today? What is a man’s role in today’s society? What should his life’s purpose be? Does the macho stereotype […]

Headstand for Beginners

By Laura Samper G. Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. -Rumi The Barriers Within Headstand for beginners – a scary proposition. I had never tried the headstand before, but I imagined doing it like a true […]

Mud Building and Meditation—The Art of Karma Yoga By Louise Southwell I love mud. I realized it three years ago when I started building homes with it. It is my “Dharma work.” However, at the end of last year, I embarked on a profound period of spiritual upheaval that tore me away from my previous […]

walking into the unknown

A Taste of the Void By Beata Kucienska At first, walking into the unknown was about letting go the external branches: the love relationship, the job, and the project of buying my own apartment. Then, it felt like walking on water… or floating in the clouds. Who am I without all this? A dance between […]

By Laura Samper Tantra and Mandalas When I look at the stars, I wonder how all this is possible. What is this incredible and mysterious force that propels Earth through the dark cosmos? What is this bright light sparkling in the middle of the deep black sea? I use to go to the beach and […]

By Emma Carruthers It was the first thing that I noticed when I arrived at the Hridaya Yoga Center in Mazunte five years ago. I have heard similar first impressions from others since then: “Where did all of these beautiful, healthy, shiny people come from?” It seemed that I had just arrived at some kind […]

By Laura Samper G.  Are you Living in the Present Moment? These last weeks have been intense for many people. Deep emotions are coming to the surface as well as questions about self-realization, relationships, patterns and so on. I have felt this, and friends and family have expressed having the same experience. This is why […]

By Laura Samper G. Love After Farewell I don’t have to close my eyes to see you. When I do, I go back in time and touch your hands, remember the smell of your hair and feel how my little head fit perfectly in your chest when you hugged me. Your embrace was the safest […]

Learn to Play the Music of the Heart by Learning to Meditate By Will Allen I meet many people who are interested in meditation but feel like they would not be good at it. They say things like “my mind is so crazy” or “my mind is way too active.” To me, this is like […]

By Laura Samper G. Have You Ever Tried Spiritual Healing? Many meditation practitioners and people looking for alternatives to modern medicine are interested in the ancient practice of shamanism.  The term shaman comes from Siberia and means “the one who knows” (from the verb sha, “to know”). Shamanism is found in Latin America (Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Brazil […]

the truth behind the curtain

By Beata Kucienska   Come. This is your journey into the Heart. The most important one you can ever make. You will travel behind the masks that you have built during your whole life. You will be walking deeper and deeper into yourself. You will cross the darkness; you will go through fear and pain. […]