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How to Use Challenging Times as a Means for Awakening

How to Use Challenging Times as a Means for Awakening By Jair Lucena “Existence is suffering” is not really a...

The True Sense of Belonging

The True Sense of Belonging By Sahajananda Q: What is the meaning of belonging, especially when confronted with the relativity...

Celebrating Guru Purnima

Happy Guru Purnima! By Tasha Friedman Nisargadatta Maharaj, the great 20th-century master of Advaita Vedanta, used to do a strange...

Celebrating Padmasambhava

Celebrating Padmasambhava By Tasha Friedman The path is always before you, within you, all around you. But where it will...

Celebrating the Dalai Lama

Happy Birthday to His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama! By Tasha Friedman Happy Birthday to His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai...

Into Great Silence: Approaching the Divine Mystery through Prayer

Into Great Silence: Approaching the Divine Mystery through Prayer By Tasha Friedman Eventually, the questions disappear. Slowly, as the echoes...

Celebrating St. Joan of Arc

Celebrating St. Joan of Arc By Tasha Friedman What are you willing to give your life for? Although we might...

Praying to Goddess Tara in the Confusion of Our Times

Praying to Goddess Tara, the Compassionate Guiding Star, in the Confusion of Our Times By Sahajananda Perhaps the defining detail...

The Monkey and the Tiger: The Synergy of Effort and Grace in Spiritual Practice

The Monkey and the Tiger: The Synergy of Effort and Grace in Spiritual Practice By Tasha Friedman “Krishna may embrace...

How to Create a Home Altar and Keep It Alive

By Antoaneta Gotea “If a man prays to Thee with a yearning heart, he can reach Thee, through Thy grace,...

The Dance of the Void: Kundalini Awakening as the Union of Shiva and Shakti

Kundalini Awakening as the Union of Shiva and Shakti Of all the energies we might encounter through the practice of...

Choosing Peace: The Path From Conflict to Love

Choosing Peace: The Path From Conflict to Love By Tasha Friedman Let’s begin with a bold statement: all people can...